GRE Word List


to border on : to touch along an edge

The meaning of the word abut is to border on : to touch along an edge.

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understateto represent as less than is the case
syntheticrelating to or involving synthesis : not analytic
lotan object used as a counter in determining a question by chance see also throw in one's lot with
amissin a mistaken way : wrongly
mediateoccupying a middle position
frescothe art of painting on freshly spread moist lime plaster with water-based pigments
traumaticpsychologically or emotionally stressful in a way that can lead to serious mental and emotional problems
daubto cover or coat with soft adhesive matter : plaster
inscrutablenot readily investigated, interpreted, or understood : mysterious
pacifyto allay the anger or agitation of : soothe