GRE Word List

PRIMP

groom oneself with care; adorn oneself

The meaning of the word primp is groom oneself with care; adorn oneself.

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WordMeaning
apprehendarrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
militatework against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
embezzlementtaking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
sylvanpertaining to the woods or the country
disengageuncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
dilapidatedfalling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
monochromepainting in only one color; ADJ.
equineresembling a horse; Ex. equine face
overblowninflated; exaggerated
tauttight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack