GRE Word List

PLUMAGE

feathers of a bird;

The meaning of the word plumage is feathers of a bird;.

Random words

WordMeaning
stodgydull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
callowyouthful; immature; inexperienced
antiquityquality of being very old; ancient times; °íŽë
addictioncompulsive habitual need
botchmismanage; blow
enervateweaken; take away energy from
scrapsmall bit or fragment; discarded waste material; fight; Ex. a scrap of paper/cloth; V: break into parts for disposal; discard as worthless; fight; quarrel
rummageransack; thoroughly search
studiousgiven to diligent study
mincingaffectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer