GRE Word List


to spend time idly

The meaning of the word dawdle is to spend time idly.

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wearyexhausted in strength, endurance, vigor, or freshness
obtrudeto thrust out : extrude
vertebrateany of a subphylum (Vertebrata) of chordates that comprises animals (such as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes) typically having a bony or cartilaginous spinal column which replaces the notochord, a distinct head containing a brain which arises as an enlarged part of the nerve cord, and an internal usually bony skeleton and that includes some primitive forms (such as lampreys) in which the spinal column is absent and the notochord persists throughout life
consensusgeneral agreement : unanimity
tyrannyoppressive power
bourgeoisof, relating to, or characteristic of the social middle class
gentryupper or ruling class : aristocracy
provisionalserving for the time being : temporary