GRE Word List


to move ponderously

The meaning of the word lumber is to move ponderously.

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cornucopiaa curved, hollow goat's horn or similarly shaped receptacle (such as a horn-shaped basket) that is overflowing especially with fruit and vegetables (such as gourds, ears of corn, apples, and grapes) and that is used as a decorative motif emblematic of abundance
eclecticcomposed of elements drawn from various sources
shamblesa meat market
husbandrythe cultivation or production of plants or animals : agriculture
opiatean alkaloid drug (such as morphine or codeine) that contains or is derived from opium, binds to cell receptors primarily of the central nervous system and gastrointestinal tract, acts to block pain, induce sedation or sleep, depress respiration, and produce calmness or euphoria, and is associated with physiological tolerance (see tolerance
spuriousborn to parents not married to each other
chipa small usually thin and flat piece (as of wood or stone) cut, struck, or flaked off
parasitean organism living in, on, or with another organism in order to obtain nutrients, grow, or multiply often in a state that directly or indirectly harms the host (see host
ordainto invest (see invest
embedto enclose closely in or as if in a matrix