GRE Word List


rub out; remove the surface of

The meaning of the word efface is rub out; remove the surface of.

Random words

skepticsceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
jurisprudencescience of law
subsumeinclude (as a member of a group); encompass
herbivorousgrain-eating; CF. herbivore
primalfirst in rank or importance; being first in time; original; Ex. man's primal innocence
statelyformal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
sullensilently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
repinefret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
cubiclesmall chamber used for sleeping or work
parchmentwriting material made from the skin of a sheep or goat