GRE Word List


wet spongy earth (as of a bog or marsh)

The meaning of the word mire is wet spongy earth (as of a bog or marsh).

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interveneto occur, fall, or come between points of time or events
defoliateto deprive of leaves especially prematurely
blandishmentsomething that tends to coax or cajole : allurement
irreproachablenot reproachable : blameless
chasteinnocent of unlawful sexual intercourse
baitto persecute or exasperate with unjust, malicious, or persistent attacks
ardoran often restless or transitory warmth of feeling
recumbentsuggestive of repose : leaning
ignoblecharacterized by baseness, lowness, or meanness
heresyadherence to a religious opinion contrary to church dogma (see dogma