GRE Word List


to pierce with or as if with something pointed

The meaning of the word impale is to pierce with or as if with something pointed.

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wretcha miserable person : one who is profoundly unhappy or in great misfortune
invertto reverse in position, order, or relationship
derangedmentally unsound : crazy
facetany of the definable aspects that make up a subject (as of contemplation) or an object (as of consideration)
incidentan occurrence of an action or situation that is a separate unit of experience : happening
odysseya long wandering or voyage usually marked by many changes of fortune
unaccountablenot to be accounted for : inexplicable
quizzicalcomically quaint
tremulouscharacterized by or affected with trembling or tremors
impecunioushaving very little or no money usually habitually : penniless