GRE Word List

CONTEST

strive

The meaning of the word contest is strive.

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WordMeaning
salvagecompensation paid for saving a ship or its cargo from the perils of the sea or for the lives and property rescued in a wreck
bolstera long pillow or cushion
prototypean original model on which something is patterned : archetype
skimpskimpy
translucentpermitting the passage of light:
hinterlandsa region lying inland from a coast
witlessdestitute of wit or understanding : foolish
douseto plunge into water
refectorya dining hall (as in a monastery or college)
sententiousgiven to or abounding in aphoristic expression