GRE Word List


a soothing or healing salve : ointment

The meaning of the word unguent is a soothing or healing salve : ointment.

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smeltany of a family (Osmeridae) of small bony fishes that closely resemble the trouts in general structure, live along coasts and ascend rivers to spawn or are landlocked, and have delicate oily flesh with a distinctive odor and taste
lanceta sharp-pointed and commonly 2-edged surgical instrument used to make small incisions
deliberateto think about or discuss issues and decisions carefully
rancorbitter deep-seated ill will
cardiologistthe study of the heart and its action and diseases
poseto set forth or offer for attention or consideration
elusivetending to elude: such as
overblownpast the prime of bloom
chicanerydeception by artful subterfuge or sophistry : trickery
celerityrapidity of motion or action