GRE Word List


hold firmly within arms

The meaning of the word clasp is hold firmly within arms.

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warrantedjustified; authorized
wrestobtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
sustainsuffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
worldlyengrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
snickerhalf-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
hybridmongrel; mixed breed; V. hybridize
tenancypossession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
foistinsert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
conscientiousscrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
inestimableimpossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth