GRE Word List

WHORL

ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers

The meaning of the word whorl is ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers.

Random words

WordMeaning
rusetrick to deceive; stratagem
coiffurehairstyle
agglomerationcollection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
ductilemalleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
comestiblesomething fit to be eaten
adventitiousaccidental; casual; happening by chance
torrentrushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
dispensedistribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
antiquemade in an earlier period and usu. valuable; N: object that was made in an earlier period and that is rare or valuable
enamoredin love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love