GRE Word List

GNARL

protruding knot on a tree; V.

The meaning of the word gnarl is protruding knot on a tree; V..

Random words

WordMeaning
annexattach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
prescienceability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
rational(of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
curtailshorten; reduce
swayswing from side to side; influence (someone) to change one's opinion; N.
spatulabroad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
threadbareworn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
warrentunnels in which rabbits live; overcrowded living area; crowded conditions in which people live
pastoralrural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
winnowsift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind