GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #3
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word transparent is permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie.
|genealogy||record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry|
|vampire||ghostly being that sucks the blood of the living|
|knead||mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough|
|peccadillo||slight offense or fault; CF. sin|
|nepotism||favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew|
|grudge||deep feeling of dislike; Ex. grudge fight; V.|
|natal||connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal|
|conifer||pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen|
|lubricate||apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction|
|homogeneous||of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout|