Flashcards in GRE25 From4777-4976 Deck (38):
paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
first in rank or importance; being first in time; original; Ex. man's primal innocence
able to live both on land and in water; N.
impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
person designated to execute the terms of a will; ¿¹¼ú ÀÛÇ°ÀÇ Á¦ÀÛÀÚ
preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
government under a single ruler
not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
(of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
particle removed by a file
cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation
assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress