GRE Word List


lying beneath or below

The meaning of the word underlying is lying beneath or below.

Random words

knella stroke or sound of a bell especially when rung slowly (as for a death, funeral, or disaster)
flutterto flap the wings rapidly
clamornoisy shouting
cravenlacking the least bit of courage : contemptibly fainthearted
shimmerto shine with a soft tremulous or fitful light : glimmer
murmura half-suppressed or muttered complaint : grumbling
virtueconformity to a standard of right : morality
edifyto instruct and improve especially in moral and religious knowledge : uplift
cartographerone that makes maps
mandatoryrequired by a law or rule : obligatory