GRE Word List

HAGGLE

argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)

The meaning of the word haggle is argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain).

Random words

WordMeaning
syntheticnot natural; artificial; resulting from synthesis; Ex. synthetic fiber; N.
retractwithdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
allegianceloyalty
confidetell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
eccentricityoddity; idiosyncrasy
venisonmeat of a deer; CF. cow: beef; CF. pig: pork, ham, bacon; CF. calf: veal; CF. sheep: mutton; CF. lamb: lamb
callusarea of thick hard skin
badgerpester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
tauttight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
foistinsert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist