GRE Word List

TAXONOMIST

specialist in classifying (animals, etc.); CF. taxonomy: science of classification

The meaning of the word taxonomist is specialist in classifying (animals, etc.); CF. taxonomy: science of classification.

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WordMeaning
railcomplain bitterly; scold; rant; Ex. the weaker railing against injustices
stellarpertaining to the stars; of a star performer; outstanding; Ex. stellar attraction of the entire performance
recipientreceiver
temperatemoderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
foppishvain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
grandioseaffectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
contestdispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
absconddepart secretly and hide
imbibedrink in
spectrumcolored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts