GRE Word List


thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose

The meaning of the word frustrate is thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose.

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plumbexactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
curbchain or strap used with a bit to restrain a horse; something that checks; V: check; restrain
enticelure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
protractprolong; lengthen in time; draw out
sojourntemporary stay; V: stay for a time
nomadicwandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
ultimatefinal; not susceptible to further analysis; fundamental; Ex. The sun is the ultimate source of energy.
seminaryschool for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
deploreregret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
juncturecrisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining