GRE Word List


encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher

The meaning of the word encipher is encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher.

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rebukescold harshly; criticize severely
treasurekeep as precious; cherish
flourishgrow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
credentialevidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
meteoriclike a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
irreverencelack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
potentpowerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
dowseuse a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
suitorman who is courting a woman