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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redressto set right : remedy
inordinateexceeding reasonable limits : immoderate
adjutanta staff officer in the army, air force, or marine corps who assists the commanding officer and is responsible especially for correspondence
fleeta number of warships under a single command
disjointedbeing thrown out of orderly function
lollto hang loosely or laxly : droop
prevaricateto deviate from the truth : equivocate