GRE Word List

PROTRACT

prolong; lengthen in time; draw out

The meaning of the word protract is prolong; lengthen in time; draw out.

Random words

WordMeaning
rebatereturn of part of a payment; discount; V.
flitfly; fly or move lightly or quickly; dart lightly; pass swiftly by; Ex. a bee flitting from flower to flower
syntheticnot natural; artificial; resulting from synthesis; Ex. synthetic fiber; N.
obduratestubborn; refusing to change one's belief
temerityboldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
floutreject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
presageforetell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
misogamyhatred of marriage
indefatigabletireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
gobbleeat very quickly