GRE Word List


warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.

The meaning of the word chafe is warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N..

Random words

rectitudemoral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
circumscribelimit; confine; draw a line around
seemly(of behavior) proper; appropriate
buffoonstupid person; clown
insurmountableoverwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
transitiongoing from one state of action to another
solicitousanxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
flirtbehave in a way that attracts (sexual) attention; deal triflingly with; N: one (or woman) given to flirting; ADJ. flirtatious
factitiousartificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
buttresssupport; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress