GRE Word List

DINGHY

small boat (often ship's boat)

The meaning of the word dinghy is small boat (often ship's boat).

Random words

WordMeaning
withholdrefuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
jocosegiven to(having a tendency of) joking
quellsuppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
meteoriclike a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
subalternsubordinate
exuberanceoverflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
tortuouswinding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
opticianmaker and seller of eyeglasses
amenableobedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
shuddershake uncontrollably; tremble; V.