GRE Word List


to declare assuredly

The meaning of the word avow is to declare assuredly.

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preento groom with the bill especially by rearranging the barbs and barbules of the feathers and by distributing oil from the uropygial gland
dispatchto send off or away with promptness or speed
sublimeto cause to pass directly from the solid to the vapor state and condense back to solid form
scrapsfragments of discarded or leftover food
abysmalimmeasurably low or wretched : extremely poor or bad
sensuousof or relating to the senses or sensible objects
cliquea narrow exclusive circle or group of persons
qualmsa feeling of uneasiness about a point especially of conscience or propriety
fosterhaving, relating to, or being the relationship between a foster parent and the child who the foster parent cares for
gargoylea spout in the form of a grotesque human or animal figure projecting from a roof gutter to throw rainwater clear of a building