GRE Word List


secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; N. anchorage

The meaning of the word anchor is secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; N. anchorage.

Random words

monotheismbelief in one God
refrainabstain from; resist; forbear; N: chorus
duplicitydouble-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
boisterousviolent; rough; noisy
cynicalskeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
suppressput an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
extenuateweaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
preludeintroduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
cringeshrink back as if in fear; cower
collagework of art put together from fragments