GRE Word List

FRAY

brawl; fight; V: wear away or unravel by rubbing; have loose threads developing; cause to become worn out (a person's temper or nerves); CF. rub

The meaning of the word fray is brawl; fight; V: wear away or unravel by rubbing; have loose threads developing; cause to become worn out (a person's temper or nerves); CF. rub.

Random words

WordMeaning
thesisopinion put forward and supported by reasoned arguments
indomitableunconquerable; unyielding
recumbentreclining; lying down completely or in part
buccaneerpirate
catapultslingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
slapdashhasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
broochornamental clasp; pin
distinctionhonor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
flirtbehave in a way that attracts (sexual) attention; deal triflingly with; N: one (or woman) given to flirting; ADJ. flirtatious
palpitatethrob; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.