GRE Word List


leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)

The meaning of the word holster is leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist).

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qualifyreach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
attesttestify; bear witness
broochornamental clasp; pin
franticwild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
quandarydilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
nettleirritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
contingentdependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
paupervery poor person
unequivocalplain; clear; obvious
fleecewool coat of a sheep; V: shear the fleece from; rob by a trick; swindle; plunder