GRE Word List

CRUST

hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)

The meaning of the word crust is hard outer covering (as of earth or snow).

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WordMeaning
carnivorousmeat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
chaffingbantering; joking
distorttwist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
susceptibleimpressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
scintillatrace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
habitatnatural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
nooseloop formed in a rope
dribbleflow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
connoisseurperson competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
coyshy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer¸¦ ¹Þ¾ÒÀ» ¶§