GRE Word List


to promise to marry

The meaning of the word betroth is to promise to marry.

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incrementthe amount or degree by which something changes
compressto press or squeeze together
altercationa noisy, heated, angry dispute
coniferany of an order (Coniferales) of mostly evergreen trees and shrubs having usually needle-shaped or scalelike leaves and including forms (such as pines) with true cones and others (such as yews) with an arillate fruit
hypercriticalmeticulously or excessively critical
duplicitycontradictory doubleness of thought, speech, or action
adhereto hold fast or stick by or as if by gluing, suction, grasping, or fusing
volatilecharacterized by or subject to rapid or unexpected change
winnowto remove (something, such as chaff) by a current of air
truncateto shorten by or as if by cutting off