GRE Word List

PINCH

squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger

The meaning of the word pinch is squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger.

Random words

WordMeaning
inclementstormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
exquisitedelicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
horoscopediagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
citequote; commend; Ex. cited for bravery in an official record
inveteratedeep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
rescindrepeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
wiltloose freshness; droop
quenchassuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
chortlechuckle with delight; N.
parryward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF. ธทดยดูดย ฐณณไภฬ พฦดิ