GRE Word List

CONSCRIPT

draftee; person forced into military service; V.

The meaning of the word conscript is draftee; person forced into military service; V..

Random words

WordMeaning
spectralghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
ballastheavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
dowdyuntidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
topplebecome unsteady and fall down
winnowsift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
fallaciousfalse; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
deadpanwooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
frescopainting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
abstruseobscure; profound; difficult to understand
solventsubstance that dissolves another; ADJ: capable of dissolving another substance