GRE Word List


somewhat saline

The meaning of the word brackish is somewhat saline.

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torquetwisting force; force producing rotation
raconteurstory-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
piousdevout; religious; N. piety
reproachblame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
trampwalk with a heavy step; travel on foot; N: vagrant; one who travels aimlessly about; long walk; sound of heavy walking
providentproviding for future needs; displaying foresight; thrifty; preparing for emergencies; OP. improvident
disbursepay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
ingeniousmarked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
expungecancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
soundin good condition; showing good judgment or good sense; thorough; complete; Ex. sound mind/investment/training