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Graduate Record Examination. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He's rich an' goodlookin', an' a GRE't chieft an' a sho'-'nuff fighter, an' he kin do 'bout w'at he please wid tu'rr creeturs.

  • Monsieur Vidocq calls a horse GREs—this again is a gipsy word—gras, GRE, graste, and gris.

    Carmen Prosper Merimee
  • Den he go to de chimbly an' jerk up de quinine bottle an po' a GRE't hoss-dose on to be ban'.

    Bayou Folk Kate Chopin
  • I'd make more money out of her than out o' any o' these GRE't new-fangled things.

    The Life of Nancy Sarah Orne Jewett
  • It is a wedge-shaped piece, as the German commentators say of their GRE.

  • She thinks she's taken a GRE't dislike to this sort o' locomotion; but I'm going to have a car of some kind, jest the same.

    The Mission of Janice Day Helen Beecher Long
  • I hain't no GRE't fancy fur this secesh business, that ar' a fact.

    Cudjo's Cave J. T. Trowbridge
  • GRE ga' ri ous, associations of animals with little division of labor; gathering in flocks, herds, etc.

  • She's just like her GRE't grandsir Thacher; you can see she's made out o' the same stuff.

  • He wuz a GRE't man in dem days, I tell you dat, an' his house wuz chock full er all sorts er fine fixin's.

GRE in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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Graduate Record Examination
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