GRE Word List

DOWSE

use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals

The meaning of the word dowse is use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals.

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WordMeaning
glutoverstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
vainfull of self-admiration; conceited; without result; unsuccessful; N. vanity
commensurateequal in extent; of the same size
protrudestick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
spurnreject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
bentdetermined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
mandateorder; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
surgepowerful movement of or like a wave; V.
annulmake void
threatsign or warning (of coming danger); Ex. threat of rain; V: express a threat; give warning of (something bad); Ex. The cloud threatens rain.