GRE Word List

BOOST

lift by pushing up from below; increase; raise; N: push upward; increase

The meaning of the word boost is lift by pushing up from below; increase; raise; N: push upward; increase.

Random words

WordMeaning
uncouthboorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
patriciannoble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
belligerentquarrelsome
appellationname; title
raveoverwhelmingly favorable review; V: talk wildly as if mad; Ex. raving lunatic
scrutinizeexamine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
conclusivedecisive; ending all debate
prosodyart of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
nonsensespeech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
incongruitylack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate