GRE Word List


knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry

The meaning of the word trinket is knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry.

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parchmentwriting material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
materialismpreoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
scotchstamp out(put an end to); thwart; hinder; Ex. scotch the rumor; CF. cut; CF. Θ°΅Ώΐ» ΑΩΐΜ΄Β ΐΗΉΜ
barristercounselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
cisternreservoir or water tank
perjuryfalse testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
abrasiverubbing away; tending to grind down
extortwring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
ambushact of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.