GRE Word List


essence; main point; substance

The meaning of the word gist is essence; main point; substance.

Random words

introverta person whose personality is characterized by introversion : a typically reserved or quiet person who tends to be introspective and enjoys spending time alone
unregeneratenot regenerate
paramountsuperior to all others : supreme
hazardousinvolving or exposing one to risk (as of loss or harm)
mayhemneedless or willful damage or violence
refuseto express oneself as unwilling to accept
cliquea narrow exclusive circle or group of persons
refurbishto brighten or freshen up : renovate
earmarka mark of identification on the ear of an animal
eccentricdeviating from conventional or accepted usage or conduct especially in odd or whimsical ways