GRE Word List


lengthen; extend; draw out

The meaning of the word prolong is lengthen; extend; draw out.

Random words

gargantuanhuge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
slipshodslovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
respirationbreathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
sagaciouswise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
forestallprevent by taking action in advance
swelter(of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
pithcore or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
parchmentwriting material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
chaseornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
ineffectualnot effective; not having a desired effect; weak