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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retardto delay or impede the development or progress of : to slow up especially by preventing or hindering advance or accomplishment
economythe structure or conditions of economic life in a country, area, or period
enigmasomething hard to understand or explain
virusany of a large group of submicroscopic infectious agents that are usually regarded as nonliving extremely complex molecules, that typically contain a protein coat surrounding an RNA or DNA core of genetic material but no semipermeable membrane, that are capable of growth and multiplication only in living cells, and that cause various important diseases in humans, animals, and plants
rankleto cause anger, irritation, or deep bitterness
pedanticof, relating to, or being a pedant
rubblebroken fragments (as of rock) resulting from the decay or destruction of a building
cholericeasily moved to often unreasonable or excessive anger : hot-tempered