GRE Word List
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The meaning of the word vulture is carrion-eating birds.
|extradition||surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite|
|disquietude||uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious|
|infiltrate||pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator|
|defray||provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay|
|glaze||cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery|
|executive||person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing|
|retaliate||repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate|
|somatic||pertaining to the body; bodily; physical|
|wizened||shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady|
|opprobrium||infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous|