GRE Word List


dry up

The meaning of the word desiccate is dry up.

Random words

annexattach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
reciprocalmutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
adjunctsomething attached to but holding an inferior position
meeksubmissive; patient and long-suffering
bearingdeportment; connection
convertone who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
despoilplunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
nipsnip off; stop something's growth or development; bite; make numb with cold; Ex. nip the plan; Ex. A guard dog nipped the postman; Ex. fingers nipped by the extreme chill
institutioninstituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
razedestroy completely; Ex. raze the city to the ground