GRE Word List


a border of a cloth article doubled back and stitched down

The meaning of the word hem is a border of a cloth article doubled back and stitched down.

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mischiefa specific injury or damage attributed to a particular agent
putrescentundergoing putrefaction : becoming putrid
malaisean indefinite feeling of debility or lack of health often indicative of or accompanying the onset of an illness
captiousmarked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections
scrimmagea minor battle : skirmish
raila bar extending from one post or support to another and serving as a guard or barrier
coronera usually elected public officer who is typically not required to have specific medical qualifications and whose principal duty is to inquire by an inquest into the cause of any death which there is reason to suppose is not due to natural causes compare medical examiner
unaccountablenot to be accounted for : inexplicable
intrinsicbelonging to the essential nature or constitution of a thing
hurtleto move rapidly or forcefully