GRE Word List

DRAFT

first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript

The meaning of the word draft is first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript.

Random words

WordMeaning
percussionstriking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
blushbecome red in the face (from embarrassment or shame); become red or rosy; N.
obliteratedestroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
snivelcomplain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
castigationpunishment; severe criticism or disapproval
quislingtraitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
loathreluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
thrashbeat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
potablesuitable for drinking; drinkable
laitylaypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy