GRE Word List

CHAR

make or become black by burning; reduce or be reduced to carbon or charcoal(black substance made by burning wood) by incomplete combustion

The meaning of the word char is make or become black by burning; reduce or be reduced to carbon or charcoal(black substance made by burning wood) by incomplete combustion.

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WordMeaning
verbatimword for word; in the same words; repeating the actual words exactly
pliableflexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
slinkmove furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
tactilepertaining to the organs or sense of touch
prizepry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
entomologystudy of insects
traversego through or across
jaundicedyellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
tomelarge volume; book
invertturn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of