GRE Word List

DESOLATE

make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert

The meaning of the word desolate is make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert.

Random words

WordMeaning
incumbentobligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
anemiacondition in which blood lacks red corpuscles; ADJ. anemic
crossbreedhybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
encumberburden; N. encumbrance
friezeornamental horizontal band on a wall
rostrumraised platform for speech-making; pulpit
pragmatistpractical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
traversego through or across
oatmealcrushed oats used for making porridge
profaneviolate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things