GRE Word List

DEFOLIATE

destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant

The meaning of the word defoliate is destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant.

Random words

WordMeaning
partisanone-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
enduringlasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
hoaxtrick which makes someone take action; practical joke; Ex. hoax mail; V.
dull(of colors or surfaces) not bright; cloudy; overcast; boring; (of edge or sound) not sharp; not rapid; sluggish; slow in thinking and understanding; stupid; V.
logrecord of a voyage or flight; record of day-to-day activities; section of a trunk; V.
uncannystrange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
filthdirty matter; ADJ. filthy
factotumhandyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
animushostile feeling or intent; animosity; hostility; disposition
tendhave a tendency; take care of; minister; serve at; apply one's attention; attend