GRE Word List

NURTURE

nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing

The meaning of the word nurture is nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing.

Random words

WordMeaning
exposurerisk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
raveoverwhelmingly favorable review; V: talk wildly as if mad; Ex. raving lunatic
dissertationformal essay; treatise
blackballvote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
proscribeprohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
inadvertentlyunintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
lagoonshallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
staminapower of endurance; strength; staying power
agglomerationcollection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
nipsnip 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