GRE Word List
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The meaning of the word decipher is decode; CF. indecipherable.
|buffet||strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set|
|shambles||(place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.|
|killjoy||grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others|
|verge||border; edge, rim, or margin; Ex. on the verge of: very near to; V: border on|
|cloister||monastery or convent|
|typhoon||tropical hurricane or cyclone|
|benefactor||gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose|
|amplify||increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph|