GRE Word List


to push or shove up from below

The meaning of the word boost is to push or shove up from below.

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oracularresembling an oracle (as in solemnity of delivery)
drudgeto do hard, menial, or monotonous work
abstemiousmarked by restraint especially in the eating of food or drinking of alcohol
expungeto strike out, obliterate, or mark for deletion
quibbleto evade the point of an argument by caviling about words
wistfulfull of yearning or desire tinged with melancholy
functionaryone who serves in a certain function
painstakingtaking pains : expending, showing, or involving diligent care and effort
salvagecompensation paid for saving a ship or its cargo from the perils of the sea or for the lives and property rescued in a wreck