GRE Word List

DEFOLIATE

to deprive of leaves especially prematurely

The meaning of the word defoliate is to deprive of leaves especially prematurely.

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WordMeaning
premeditateto think about and revolve in the mind beforehand
unconscionableshockingly unfair or unjust
reclineto cause or permit to incline backwards
dismemberto cut off or disjoin the limbs, members, or parts of
canarda false or unfounded report or story
pastoralof, relating to, or composed of shepherds or herdsmen
poulticea soft usually heated and sometimes medicated mass spread on cloth and applied to sores or other lesions
speechlessunable to speak : dumb
disinterto take out of the grave or tomb
cupidityinordinate desire for wealth : avarice