GRE Word List


to press or squeeze together

The meaning of the word compress is to press or squeeze together.

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jocundmarked by or suggestive of high spirits and lively mirthfulness
courtthe residence or establishment of a sovereign or similar dignitary
recreantcrying for mercy : cowardly
philanthropistone who makes an active effort to promote human welfare : a person who practices philanthropy
premonitionprevious notice or warning : forewarning
doteto exhibit mental decline of or like that of old age : be in one's dotage
malcontenta discontented person:
chassisthe supporting frame of a structure (such as an automobile or television)
sheafa quantity of the stalks and ears of a cereal grass or sometimes other plant material bound together