GRE Word List


to sharpen or smooth with a whetstone

The meaning of the word hone is to sharpen or smooth with a whetstone.

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mimicryan instance of mimicking
quagmiresoft miry land that shakes or yields under the foot
precariousdependent on chance circumstances, unknown conditions, or uncertain developments
benignof a mild type or character that does not threaten health or life
imminentready to take place : happening soon
incentivesomething that incites or has a tendency to incite to determination or action
discordantbeing at variance : disagreeing
gruffrough, brusque, or stern in manner, speech, or aspect
exhilaratingcausing strong feelings of happy excitement and elation : thrilling
amuleta charm (such as an ornament) often inscribed with a magic incantation or symbol to aid the wearer or protect against evil (such as disease or witchcraft)