GRE Word List


cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.

The meaning of the word hew is cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N..

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warble(of a bird) sing; babble; N.
eugenicpertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
adamanthard; inflexible
retrieverecover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
peccadilloslight offense or fault; CF. sin
distillrefine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
moresconventions; moral standards; moral customs
meretriciousflashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
entomologystudy of insects