GRE Word List

TERRESTRIAL

on or relating to the earth

The meaning of the word terrestrial is on or relating to the earth.

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WordMeaning
gustywindy
worldlyengrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
uproariousmarked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
abolishcancel; put an end to
dioramalife-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
conspiracytreacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
discriminatingable to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
irreverencelack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
umbrageresentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
vaingloriousboastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity