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GRE Word List


speed of music

The meaning of the word tempo is speed of music.

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viperpoisonous snake
incitearouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
premonitionforewarning; presentiment; foreboding
bereaveddeprived of (someone beloved through death)
attritionrubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
catechismbook for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
centripetaltending toward the center
grimacefacial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
shearremove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
invocationprayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking