GRE Word List

PLUCK

courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave

The meaning of the word pluck is courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave.

Random words

WordMeaning
superannuatedretired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
extirpateroot up; uproot; destroy completely
curatorsuperintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
largessgenerous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
nonsensespeech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
vestigetrace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
esoterichard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
mediumelement that is a creature's natural environment; nutrient setting in which microorganisms are cultivated; appropriate occupation or means of expression; channel of communication; compromise; middle position between extremes; intervening substance through which something else is transmitted
aberrationdeviation from the normal; mental disorder
determinatehaving a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final