GRE Word List


take apart; disassemble

The meaning of the word dismantle is take apart; disassemble.

Random words

whiffpuff or gust (of air, scent, etc.); short-lasting smell; hint; Ex. whiff of perfume/scandal
nonsensespeech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
sextantnavigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
discombobulateddiscomposed; confused
cosmicpertaining to the universe; vast
manipulateoperate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
tactskill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
mongrelplant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
censor(in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
fiatcommand; arbitrary order; Ex. presidential fiat; CF. let it be done