GRE Word List


to make a hole through

The meaning of the word perforate is to make a hole through.

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disburseto pay out : expend especially from a fund
prosaiccharacteristic of prose as distinguished from poetry : factual
gougea chisel with a concavo-convex cross section
marsupialany of an order (Marsupialia) of mammals comprising kangaroos, wombats, bandicoots, opossums, and related animals that do not develop a true placenta and that usually have a pouch on the abdomen of the female which covers the teats and serves to carry the young
foiblethe part of a sword or foil blade between the middle and point
laggardlagging or tending to lag : slow especially compared to others of the same kind
blasphemythe act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for God
doldrumsa spell of listlessness or despondency
componenta constituent part : ingredient
disperseto cause to break up (see break up