GRE Word List

FLAY

strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly

The meaning of the word flay is strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly.

Random words

WordMeaning
assailassault
constituencyvoters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
headfirstmoving with the head leading; headlong
accessoryadditional object; useful but not essential thing
insinuatehint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
dupesomeone easily fooled or deceived; V: deceive
diversediffering in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
discomposedisturb the composure of; confuse
minglemix together in close association
morguemortuary; place where bodies are kept before burial or cremation