GRE Word List

HEM

surround tightly so that movement is impossible; Ex. hem in; N.

The meaning of the word hem is surround tightly so that movement is impossible; Ex. hem in; N..

Random words

WordMeaning
notableconspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
noveltysomething new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
lubricateapply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
thermalpertaining to heat; producing heat; warm; Ex. thermal bath; N: rising current of warm air
parameterlimit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
ruddyreddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
mountebankcharlatan; boastful pretender
evocativetending to call up (emotions, memories)
psychiatristdoctor who treats mental diseases
foiblesmall weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble