GRE Word List

MORTAR

a sturdy vessel in which material is pounded or rubbed with a pestle

The meaning of the word mortar is a sturdy vessel in which material is pounded or rubbed with a pestle.

Random words

WordMeaning
marredto ruin or diminish the perfection or wholeness of : spoil
componenta constituent part : ingredient
gobbleto swallow or eat greedily
rifeprevalent especially to an increasing degree
jettisonto get rid of as superfluous or encumbering : omit or forgo as part of a plan or as the result of some other decision
frugalitythe quality or state of being frugal : careful management of material resources and especially money : thrift
delusionsomething that is falsely or delusively believed or propagated
phlegmaticresembling, consisting of, or producing the humor phlegm
harrowingacutely distressing or painful
incorporateto unite or work into something already existent so as to form an indistinguishable whole