GRE Word List

DIVEST

strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)

The meaning of the word divest is strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment).

Random words

WordMeaning
witlesslacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
adventitiousaccidental; casual; happening by chance
accoladeaward of merit; strong praise and approval
indolentlazy
credocreed
defilepollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
riptear or be torn quickly and violently; Ex. The sail ripped under the force of the wind; N.
spurnreject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
glareshine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
implausibleunlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi