GRE Word List


crude dwelling; shack

The meaning of the word hut is crude dwelling; shack.

Random words

puzzlebaffle or confuse by a difficult problem; ponder over a problem in an effort to solve; clarify or solve by reasoning; Ex. puzzle out the answer; N.
gentilitythose of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
mellifluous(of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
mutilatemaim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
circumventoutwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
infinitesimalvery small
predilectionpreference; partiality
besiegesurround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
necromancyblack magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis