GRE Word List

FORSAKE

desert; abandon; renounce

The meaning of the word forsake is desert; abandon; renounce.

Random words

WordMeaning
aspireseek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
querulousgiven to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
pasticheimitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
recountnarrate or tell (a story); count over again
nigglespend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
primproper to the point of affectation; very precise and formal; exceedingly proper
mendicantbeggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
iconoclasticattacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
promontoryheadland
sticklerperfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right