GRE Word List


border upon; adjoin

The meaning of the word abut is border upon; adjoin.

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affectedartificial; pretended
lucrativeprofitable; producing wealth
dislodgeremove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
inamoratawoman whom a man loves
avaricegreediness for wealth
dissidentdissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
rationalizemake rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
viperpoisonous snake
flirtbehave in a way that attracts (sexual) attention; deal triflingly with; N: one (or woman) given to flirting; ADJ. flirtatious
curmudgeonchurlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person