GRE Word List


root up; uproot; destroy completely

The meaning of the word extirpate is root up; uproot; destroy completely.

Random words

lecherygross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
inferdeduce; conclude; N. inference
asepticpreventing infection; having a cleansing effect
ramshackle(of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
railcomplain bitterly; scold; rant; Ex. the weaker railing against injustices
implicitunderstood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
insalubriousunwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
conjurecause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
grottosmall cavern