GRE Word List

VIVISECTION

act of dissecting living animals

The meaning of the word vivisection is act of dissecting living animals.

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WordMeaning
basecontemptible; morally bad; inferior in value or quality; Ex. base motives/conduct; Ex. base metal such as iron
vendettablood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
viecontend; compete
ransacksearch thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
invocationprayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
vigilkeeping watch (during normal sleeping hours); Ex. all-night vigil
fordplace where a river can be crossed on foot; V.
lodemetal-bearing vein(long deposit of an ore)
cabalsmall group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
sowplant or scatter seed