GRE Word List

ASSAY

to analyze (something, such as an ore) for one or more specific components

The meaning of the word assay is to analyze (something, such as an ore) for one or more specific components.

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WordMeaning
debonairsuave
detractiona lessening of reputation or esteem especially by envious, malicious, or petty criticism : belittling
domineerto exercise arbitrary or overbearing control
inveigleto win over by wiles : entice
manneredhaving manners of a specified kind
championa winner of first prize or first place in competition
rectifyto set right : remedy
runicany of the characters of any of several alphabets used by the Germanic peoples from about the 3rd to the 13th centuries
quandarya state of perplexity or doubt
scalean instrument or machine for weighing