GRE Word List


skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair

The meaning of the word mange is skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair.

Random words

heinousatrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
protagonistleader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
incisive(appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
abominateloathe; hate
leavenadd leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
assayanalyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
exudeflow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
bohemianunconventional (in an artistic way)
anestheticsubstance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
presumetake for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption