GRE Word List

DEARTH

scarcity

The meaning of the word dearth is scarcity.

Random words

WordMeaning
indentationnotch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
apothegmpithy, compact saying
meterarrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
requitemake return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
podiumpedestal; raised platform
abutborder upon; adjoin
untowardunexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
retiringshy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
amuletcharm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
facilitatehelp bring about; make less difficult