GRE Word List


offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)

The meaning of the word immolate is offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire).

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quintessencepurest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
potpourriheterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
granarystorehouse for grain
foddercoarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
pert(esp. of a girl or young woman) impertinent; forward; trim; jaunty; Ex. pert young miss/hat
animatedlively; spirited
conglomerationmass of material sticking together
shuntmove (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
intriguemake secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
fortestrong point or special talent in a person's character