GRE Word List

OUTSKIRTS

fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston

The meaning of the word outskirts is fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston.

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WordMeaning
salvagerescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
scowlfrown angrily; N: angry frown
reconditeabstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
quaydock; wharf; pier; landing place (for boats)
inadvertentlyunintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
bedragglewet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
hindsightunderstanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
betrothbecome engaged to marry
drosswaste matter; worthless impurities
adherestick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality