GRE Word List

NIP

snip off; stop something's growth or development; bite; make numb with cold; Ex. nip the plan; Ex. A guard dog nipped the postman; Ex. fingers nipped by the extreme chill

The meaning of the word nip is snip off; stop something's growth or development; bite; make numb with cold; Ex. nip the plan; Ex. A guard dog nipped the postman; Ex. fingers nipped by the extreme chill.

Random words

WordMeaning
venalcapable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
stagnant(of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
incitearouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
brawnhuman muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
disputatiousargumentative; fond of argument
wrathanger; fury
supplanttake the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
potpourriheterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
aromaticfragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
imperativeabsolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done