GRE Word List

DRAUGHT

current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time

The meaning of the word draught is current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time.

Random words

WordMeaning
paltryinsignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
desperadoreckless, desperate outlaw
earthlyof this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
ornithologistscientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
feeblemindeddeficient in intelligence; very stupid
adamanthard; inflexible
fissurecrevice; crack
criteriastandards used in judging; CF. criterion
subsidesink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
grudgedeep feeling of dislike; Ex. grudge fight; V.