GRE Word List

GIST

essence; main point; substance

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

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WordMeaning
unassuagedunsatisfied; not soothed
sepulchertomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
wont(the stated person's) habit or custom; habitual procedure; ADJ. wonted: customary
raveoverwhelmingly favorable review; V: talk wildly as if mad; Ex. raving lunatic
brocaderich, figured(patterned) fabric
allocateassign; set apart for a particular purpose
disfiguremar the appearance of; spoil
fructifybear fruit; produce fruit
degeneratebecome worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
granulateform into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle