GRE Word List


loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing

The meaning of the word dawdle is loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing.

Random words

bovinecowlike; placid and dull; slow-thinking; calm
tiradelong angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
phariseePharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
patronizesupport; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
kudoshonor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
cannyshrewd in money matters; thrifty
prologueintroduction (to a poem or play)
infestinhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
squelchproduce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF. ΑψΘλΐ» ΐ§Ώ‘Ό­ Ήβΐ» Ά§
libidopsychic and emotional energy or urges behind human activity; sexual desire