GRE Word List

MACERATE

soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper

The meaning of the word macerate is soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper.

Random words

WordMeaning
squanderwaste; spend foolishly
flashyshowy; gaudy; giving a momentary brilliance
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expeditehasten; make go faster
credentialevidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
mitevery small object or insect-like creature; small coin
campgroup sharing a common cause or opinion
volatilechangeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
vitalfull of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
postulateself-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)