GRE Word List

DELVE

dig; search deeply; investigate

The meaning of the word delve is dig; search deeply; investigate.

Random words

WordMeaning
briskquick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
hedonistone who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
disapprobationdisapproval; condemnation
bereavementstate of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
fledglinginexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
snubignore or behave coldly toward; Ex. I made a suggestion but she snubbed me; N.
preternaturalbeyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
bicameraltwo-chambered as a legislative body
antidoteremedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
incantationsinging or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant