GRE Word List


to destroy completely : wipe out

The meaning of the word extirpate is to destroy completely : wipe out.

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transitoryof brief duration : temporary
campa place usually away from urban areas where tents or simple buildings (such as cabins) are erected for shelter or for temporary residence (as for laborers, prisoners, or vacationers)
emblazonto inscribe or adorn with or as if with heraldic bearings or devices
venalcapable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration : purchasable
kneelto position the body so that one or both knees rest on the floor
bumpa relatively abrupt convexity or protuberance on a surface: such as
repertoirea list or supply of dramas, operas, pieces, or parts that a company or person is prepared to perform
shavingthe act of one that shaves
anchora device usually of metal attached to a ship or boat by a cable and cast overboard to hold it in a particular place by means of a fluke that digs into the bottom