GRE Word List


notably polite or polished in manner

The meaning of the word urbane is notably polite or polished in manner.

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tumidmarked by swelling : swollen
bereavementthe state or fact of being bereaved or deprived of something or someone
mutedbeing mute : silent
augmentto make greater, more numerous, larger, or more intense
defectan imperfection or abnormality that impairs quality, function, or utility : shortcoming
exculpateto clear from alleged fault or guilt
dwindleto become steadily less : shrink
alchemya medieval chemical science and speculative philosophy aiming to achieve the transmutation of the base metals into gold, the discovery of a universal cure for disease, and the discovery of a means of indefinitely prolonging life
ornatemarked by elaborate rhetoric (see rhetoric
rostera roll or list of personnel