GRE Word List


to trim off an outside, excess, or irregular part of

The meaning of the word pare is to trim off an outside, excess, or irregular part of.

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arteryany of the tubular branching muscular- and elastic-walled vessels that carry blood from the heart through the body
etymologythe history of a linguistic form (such as a word) shown by tracing its development since its earliest recorded occurrence in the language where it is found, by tracing its transmission from one language to another, by analyzing it into its component parts, by identifying its cognates in other languages, or by tracing it and its cognates to a common ancestral form in an ancestral language
righteousacting in accord with divine or moral law : free from guilt or sin
obliterateto remove utterly from recognition or memory
generateto bring into existence: such as
muggybeing warm, damp, and close
variegateto diversify in external appearance especially with different colors : dapple
finesserefinement or delicacy of workmanship, structure, or texture
healthfulbeneficial to health of body or mind