GRE Word List
The meaning of the word assail is assault.
|supine||lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision|
|equivocate||use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation|
|rank||offensive in odor or flavor|
|concede||admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal|
|pulpit||raised platform used in preaching (in a church)|
|vivid||(of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description|