GRE Word List


catch sight of (something distant)

The meaning of the word descry is catch sight of (something distant).

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minutiaepetty or trivial details; CF. minutia
aplombpoise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
marsupialone of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
accostapproach and speak first to a person
muddleconfuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
deduciblederived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
rantspeak violently or excitedly; rave; talk excitedly showing anger; scold; make a grandiloquent speech; Ex. The priest ranted about the devil.
affluenceabundance; wealth
conduitaqueduct; passageway for fluids
factotumhandyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything