GRE Word List

HAGGARD

wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners

The meaning of the word haggard is wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners.

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WordMeaning
intervenecome between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
foliagemasses of leaves; CF. defoliate
muddleconfuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
forfeitsomething surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
infringeviolate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
slinkmove furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
insatiablenot easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
haggleargue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
iridescentexhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
litanysupplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words