GRE Word List


erase; strike out

The meaning of the word delete is erase; strike out.

Random words

fringedecorative edge of hanging threads; edge
preceptpractical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
vitrioliccausing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
nuptialrelated to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
detachedemotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
treasurekeep as precious; cherish
felicitous(of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
humilityhumbleness of spirit
exposurerisk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption