GRE Word List

DISMEMBER

cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb

The meaning of the word dismember is cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb.

Random words

WordMeaning
cynosureobject of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
incredulouswithholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
reticentinclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
underlyinglying below; fundamental
potiondose (of liquids); liquid dose
amorousmoved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
nettleirritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
circumventoutwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
austereforbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
remnantremainder