GRE Word List

DEARTH

scarcity that makes dear

The meaning of the word dearth is scarcity that makes dear.

Random words

WordMeaning
jettisonto get rid of as superfluous or encumbering : omit or forgo as part of a plan or as the result of some other decision
austerestern and cold in appearance or manner
misadventuremisfortune
recitala detailed account : enumeration
exhilaratingcausing strong feelings of happy excitement and elation : thrilling
parcheddeprived of natural moisture
rebateto reduce the force or activity of : diminish
suffocateto stop the respiration of (as by strangling or asphyxiation)
quenchput out
poignancythe quality or state of being poignant