GRE Word List

BEELINE

direct quick route

The meaning of the word beeline is direct quick route.

Random words

WordMeaning
breedproduce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
escapadeprank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
abortiveunsuccessful; fruitless
impunityfreedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
flukeunlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
confiscateseize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
premiseassumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
debutdebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
elasticable to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
tonsureshaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.