GRE Word List

CHAFF

worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff

The meaning of the word chaff is worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff.

Random words

WordMeaning
impedehide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
palatialof or suitable for a palace; magnificent
represshold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
aureolesun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
rehabilitaterestore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
languidlacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
mulctdefraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
interminableendless
averstate confidently; declare as true
marginalof a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability