GRE Word List


place where a river can be crossed on foot; V.

The meaning of the word ford is place where a river can be crossed on foot; V..

Random words

contriveinvent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
vapidlacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
slurpronounce indistinctly; speak indistinctly; mumble
nuptialrelated to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
sinewy(of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
boltdoor bar; fastening pin or screw; length of fabric; large roll of cloth; V: dash or dart off; fasten (a door); gobble down
irresoluteuncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
epitomeperfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
stealthaction of moving secretly or unseen; slyness; sneakiness; secretiveness; ADJ. stealthy
pestletool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar