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GRE Word by meaning 331

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n. trespasser

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n. an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh

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n. significant events and incidents in a person's early life

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n. a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal; plaster

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n. a distinguished female operatic singer

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n. a sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey

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adj. characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is

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n. someone who kills by strangling; strangler; throttler; choker

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n. a branch that flows into the main stream; confluent; affluent

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n. an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column; hunchback