GRE Word List

EMBRACE

hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet

The meaning of the word embrace is hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet.

Random words

WordMeaning
demeandisgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
graze(of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
legacygift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
detractionslandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
parallelismstate of being parallel; similarity; analogy
motilityability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
assertstate strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
mettlecourage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
juncturecrisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
belligerentquarrelsome