GRE Word List


to compel to perform military service

The meaning of the word commandeer is to compel to perform military service.

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anthropologistthe science of human beings
indentationthe blank space produced by indenting : indention
pendantsomething suspended: such as
strangleto choke to death by compressing the throat with something (such as a hand or rope) : throttle
dehydrateto remove bound water or hydrogen and oxygen from (a chemical compound) in the proportion in which they form water
knolla small round hill : mound
throbto pulsate or pound with abnormal force or rapidity
foistto introduce or insert surreptitiously or without warrant
fringean ornamental border consisting of short straight or twisted threads or strips hanging from cut or raveled edges or from a separate band
apparentopen to view : visible