GRE Word List

PARE

cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses

The meaning of the word pare is cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses.

Random words

WordMeaning
perpetuatemake perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
thermalpertaining to heat; producing heat; warm; Ex. thermal bath; N: rising current of warm air
discomposedisturb the composure of; confuse
dull(of colors or surfaces) not bright; cloudy; overcast; boring; (of edge or sound) not sharp; not rapid; sluggish; slow in thinking and understanding; stupid; V.
ligneouslike wood
scapegoatsomeone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
clangorloud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
replicatereproduce; duplicate
inertinactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
hazardventure; put in danger; risk; Ex. hazard a guess; N: possible source of danger