GRE Word List


of or relating to the earth or its inhabitants

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

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apogeethe point in the orbit of an object (such as a satellite) orbiting the earth that is at the greatest distance from the center of the earth
hedonista person who is devoted to the pursuit of pleasure : someone who practices hedonism
tureena deep and usually covered bowl from which foods (such as soup) are served
coga tooth on the rim of a wheel or gear
chaperona person (such as a matron) who for propriety (see propriety
terminalleading ultimately to death : fatal
chroniclea historical account of events arranged in order of time usually without analysis or interpretation
asepticpreventing infection
appriseto give notice to : tell
congruencethe quality or state of agreeing, coinciding, or being congruent