GRE Word List


essence; main point; substance

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

Random words

lullto cause to sleep or rest : soothe
engageto offer (something, such as one's life or word) as backing to a cause or aim : to expose to risk for the attainment or support of some end
bereavementthe state or fact of being bereaved or deprived of something or someone
searbeing dried and withered
caninea conical pointed tooth
laceto draw together the edges of by or as if by a lace passed through eyelets
confidantone to whom secrets are entrusted
taintto contaminate morally : corrupt
affiliationthe state or relation of being closely associated or affiliated with a particular person, group, party, company, etc.
manumitto release from slavery