GRE Word List

GIST

essence; main point; substance

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

Random words

WordMeaning
dismantleto disconnect the pieces of
fraileasily led into evil
slavishof or characteristic of someone held in forced servitude
championa winner of first prize or first place in competition
monumentalserving as or resembling a monument : massive
glowerto look or stare with sullen annoyance or anger
despoilto strip of belongings, possessions, or value : pillage
parleyto speak with another : confer
pivotalof, relating to, or constituting a pivot
arrayto dress or decorate especially in splendid or impressive attire : adorn