GRE Word List


postpone; delay or put off

The meaning of the word procrastinate is postpone; delay or put off.

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sonnet14-line poetic verse form with a fixed rhyme pattern
promiscuousmixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
solderrepair or make whole by using a metal alloy; N: metal alloy (usually tin and lead) used in the molten state to join metallic parts
embarkcommence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
despiselook on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
besmirchsoil; defile; make dirty
hostilityunfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
comebackretort; quick clever reply; return to former status
stragglestray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
jurisdictionright and power to apply the law; authority