GRE Word List


lying beneath or below

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

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gyroscopea wheel or disk mounted to spin rapidly about an axis and also free to rotate about one or both of two axes perpendicular to each other and to the axis of spin so that a rotation of one of the two mutually perpendicular axes results from application of torque to the other when the wheel is spinning and so that the entire apparatus offers considerable opposition depending on the angular momentum to any torque that would change the direction of the axis of spin
proscribeto publish the name of as condemned to death with the property of the condemned forfeited to the state
obsoleteno longer in use or no longer useful
quivera case for carrying or holding arrows
muskyhaving an odor of or resembling musk
vervethe spirit and enthusiasm animating artistic composition or performance : vivacity
equineof, relating to, or resembling a horse or the horse family
condimentssomething used to enhance the flavor of food
decrepitudethe quality or state of being decrepit