GRE Word List

MOLT

periodically shed or cast off hairs or feathers (for replacement by a new growth)

The meaning of the word molt is periodically shed or cast off hairs or feathers (for replacement by a new growth).

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WordMeaning
thermalpertaining to heat; producing heat; warm; Ex. thermal bath; N: rising current of warm air
contriveinvent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
chorusphrase repeated throughout a song or poem
schismdivision into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
expansive(of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
submergeplace under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
lodemetal-bearing vein(long deposit of an ore)
inclementstormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
choirgroup of people who sing together (esp. during religious services); place for choir
ventrelease or discharge through a vent; express (esp. unfairly); utter; Ex. He vented his wrath on his family.