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GRE Word by meaning 119

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n. hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles; cuticle; shield

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n. a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; standard

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n. place of purification

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n. the manner in which something is expressed in words; phrasing; phraseology; choice of words

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n. an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal

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adj. exposing human folly to ridicule

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n. the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving; filling; pick

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n. edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants; dasheen

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n. a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining its purpose)

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n. act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil; remediation