GRE Word List

IMPINGE

infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.

The meaning of the word impinge is infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives..

Random words

WordMeaning
grimcausing great fear; unrelenting; determined in spite of fear; Ex. grim smile
irresoluteuncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
compunctionremorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
stintsupply; allotted amount of work; assigned portion of work; limitation; Ex. two-year stint in the army; Ex. without stint
fusionunion; coalition; V. fuse
mesmerizehypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
vulnerablesusceptible to wounds or attack; N. vulnerability
ethnologystudy of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
discreditdefame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
lacerationtorn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound