GRE Word List

MANGLE

tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies

The meaning of the word mangle is tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies.

Random words

WordMeaning
hindmostfurthest behind; farthest to the rear
blundererror; stupid mistake
comitycourtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
headstrongwillful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
specksmall piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
rolling(of land) rising and falling in long gentle slopes; happening continuously by stages; Ex. rolling devolution of power to local governments
wretchmiserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
furtivestealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
lateralof or coming from the side
putrefymake or become putrid; N. putrefaction