GRE Word List

DECREPIT

weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man

The meaning of the word decrepit is weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man.

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WordMeaning
rolling(of land) rising and falling in long gentle slopes; happening continuously by stages; Ex. rolling devolution of power to local governments
gingerlyvery carefully; ADJ.
snubignore or behave coldly toward; Ex. I made a suggestion but she snubbed me; N.
enunciateannounce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
claviclecollarbone
embellishadorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
spawnlay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
exemplifyshow by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
wafflespeak equivocally about an issue; N.
couphighly successful action or sudden attack; coup(s) d'etat; CF. coup de gr\^ace: deathblow or shot which kills