GRE Word List

TREATISE

a systematic exposition or argument in writing including a methodical discussion of the facts and principles involved and conclusions reached

The meaning of the word treatise is a systematic exposition or argument in writing including a methodical discussion of the facts and principles involved and conclusions reached.

Random words

WordMeaning
addlerotten
paleontologya science dealing with the life of past geologic periods as known from fossil remains
caldrona large kettle or boiler
poulticea soft usually heated and sometimes medicated mass spread on cloth and applied to sores or other lesions
inclineto bend the head or body forward : bow
expungeto strike out, obliterate, or mark for deletion
impugnto assail by words or arguments : oppose or attack as false or lacking integrity
threadbarehaving the nap worn off so that the thread shows : shabby
ficklemarked by lack of steadfastness, constancy, or stability : given to erratic changeableness
alchemya medieval chemical science and speculative philosophy aiming to achieve the transmutation of the base metals into gold, the discovery of a universal cure for disease, and the discovery of a means of indefinitely prolonging life