GRE Word List


highly or widely praised or boasted about

The meaning of the word vaunted is highly or widely praised or boasted about.

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razeto destroy to the ground : demolish
obsidiana dark natural glass formed by the cooling of molten lava
manumitto release from slavery
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secreteto form and give off (a secretion)
doggerelloosely styled and irregular in measure especially for burlesque or comic effect
pretensionan allegation of doubtful value : pretext
theoreticalexisting only in theory : hypothetical
screecha high shrill piercing cry usually expressing pain or terror
zeniththe point of the celestial sphere that is directly opposite the nadir and vertically above the observer see azimuth illustration