GRE Word List


to prolong in time or space : continue

The meaning of the word protract is to prolong in time or space : continue.

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ingenuea naive girl or young woman
teetotalismthe principle or practice of complete abstinence from alcoholic drinks
aureolea radiant light around the head or body of a representation of a sacred personage
ripto tear or split apart or open
dotagea state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise and alertness
dowrythe money, goods, or estate that a woman brings to her husband in marriage
misnomerthe misnaming of a person in a legal instrument
gratuitousnot called for by the circumstances : not necessary, appropriate, or justified : unwarranted
shrewdmarked by clever discerning awareness and hardheaded acumen
stipenda fixed sum of money paid periodically for services or to defray expenses