GRE Word List

EBB

(of the tide) recede; lessen; diminish; N. OP. flow: rise of tide

The meaning of the word ebb is (of the tide) recede; lessen; diminish; N. OP. flow: rise of tide.

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intervenecome between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
scavengehunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
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outlookpoint of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
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invokecall and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
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