GRE Word List

BRUISE

injure without breaking the skin; N.

The meaning of the word bruise is injure without breaking the skin; N..

Random words

WordMeaning
purveyorfurnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
scholarlyfull of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
fetidmalodorous; foul
inherentfirmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
effectualable to produce a desired effect; valid
daubsmear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
outfitclothing or equipment for a special purpose; Ex. cowboy outfit
epigramwitty thought or saying, usually short
belaborharp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
galleylow ship with sails (rowed along by slaves)