GRE Word List


fear; nervous apprehension

The meaning of the word trepidation is fear; nervous apprehension.

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amputatecut off part of body; prune (a limb)
sequesterisolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
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synopticproviding a general overview; summary; N. synopsis
wangleachieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
etymologystudy of word parts; study of the origins of words
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