GRE Word List


sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue

The meaning of the word dregs is sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue.

Random words

glossarybrief explanation of words used in the text
piedpiebald; variegated(many-colored); multicolored
bucolicrustic; pastoral
chaperonolder person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
overwroughtnervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
browbeatbully; intimidate
stem_fromarise from; originate from
acmepeak; pinnacle; highest point
astringentbinding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
traduceexpose to slander