GRE Word List


do drudgery; N: person who drudges

The meaning of the word drudge is do drudgery; N: person who drudges.

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cauterizeburn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
glossysmooth and shining; N. gloss: shiny brightness on a surface; superficially attractive appearance; Ex. gloss of good manners
dynamogenerator for producing electricity; energetic person
dilutemake (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
amphitheateroval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
stratifieddivided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
gaudyflashy; showy
clapstrike the palms of the hands together with a sudden explosive sound; come together suddenly with a sharp sound; put or send promptly; Ex. clap the thief in jail; N: clapping; loud or explosive sound; CF. applause
endearmentfond word or act; expression of affection
reekemit (an unpleasant odor or smoke); give off an unpleasant odor; give out smoke; Ex. reeking chimney; N: unpleasant odor; stench