GRE Word List


soft wet land; V: hinder or be hindered; Ex. bogged down in the mud

The meaning of the word bog is soft wet land; V: hinder or be hindered; Ex. bogged down in the mud.

Random words

coddletreat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
denouementfinal outcome; final development of the plot of a play or other literary work; the end of a story when everything is explained
laboriousdemanding much work or care; tedious
conservatoryschool of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
ironicexpressing irony; occurring in an unexpected and contrary manner
nipsnip off; stop something's growth or development; bite; make numb with cold; Ex. nip the plan; Ex. A guard dog nipped the postman; Ex. fingers nipped by the extreme chill
resolvedecide; settle; solve; separate; make a determined decision; N. resolution
elusiveevasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
rivetingholding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
tribulationsuffering; ordeal; distress; trial