GRE Word List

DALLY

trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time

The meaning of the word dally is trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time.

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WordMeaning
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unfrockdefrock; strip a priest or minister of church authority
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tartsharp to the taste; acid-tasting; caustic; sarcastic; Ex. tart apple/reply
verbiagepompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
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festerrankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
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