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Fun with Etymologies on the GRE


Manhattan Prep GRE Blog - Fun with Etymologies on the GRE by Cat Powell

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Learning new words can be one of the most daunting parts of the GRE, particularly because the English language has such a large and varied vocabulary. This linguistic richness is the result, in part, of the language’s early history, which was shaped by German, Norman, and Scandinavian invasions, with each wave of arrivals bringing new contributions to the language. Read more