GRE Word List


to prevent from attaining an end : defeat

The meaning of the word foil is to prevent from attaining an end : defeat.

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garishclothed in vivid colors
indissolublenot dissoluble
redoubtablecausing fear or alarm : formidable
gerrymanderthe act or method of gerrymandering
scholarlyof, characteristic of, or suitable to learned persons : learned
rebusa representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound
rapporta friendly, harmonious relationship