GRE Word List


to go or travel across or over

The meaning of the word traverse is to go or travel across or over.

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kindleto start (a fire) burning : light
aureolea radiant light around the head or body of a representation of a sacred personage
thralla state of servitude or submission
salineconsisting of or containing salt
underscoreto draw a line under : underline
cliquea narrow exclusive circle or group of persons
vertebrateany of a subphylum (Vertebrata) of chordates that comprises animals (such as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes) typically having a bony or cartilaginous spinal column which replaces the notochord, a distinct head containing a brain which arises as an enlarged part of the nerve cord, and an internal usually bony skeleton and that includes some primitive forms (such as lampreys) in which the spinal column is absent and the notochord persists throughout life
elaborationplanned or carried out with great care
chisela metal tool with a sharpened edge at one end used to chip, carve, or cut into a solid material (such as wood, stone, or metal)