GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
360 English Vocabulary Compilation ...
The meaning of the word doze is sleep lightly; nap.
|killjoy||grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others|
|propinquity||nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship|
|relegate||put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division|
|nectar||drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees|
|shed||small roofed structure for storage and shelter; V: pour forth; lose by natural process; repel without allowing penetration; radiate; cast; Ex. shed tears/light/water/skin/leaves|
|weary||tired after long work; V.|
|libel||defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous|
|belie||contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.|
|centrifuge||machine that separates substances by whirling them|