GRE Word List

PRIZE

pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)

The meaning of the word prize is pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship).

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kineticproducing motion; of motion
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carrionrotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
adventarrival
thrallslave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
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repudiatedisown; disavow; deny
discomfitfrustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
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