GRE Word List

OBSCURE

dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning

The meaning of the word obscure is dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning.

Random words

WordMeaning
amplifyincrease in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
skimpprovide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
solubleable to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
isotopevarying from of an element
prunecut away; trim
centurionRoman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
mountebankcharlatan; boastful pretender
lackadaisicallacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
feral(of an animal) not domestic; wild
peddletravel about selling (wares); CF. foot