GRE Word List

CONSTRUE

explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue

The meaning of the word construe is explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue.

Random words

WordMeaning
archivespublic records; place where public records are kept
latchfastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
trinketknickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
supplanttake the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
disenfranchisedisfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
hoarywhite with age
reminiscentsuggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
calamitydisaster; misery
bumphit or knock against with force; N.
refectorydining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)