GRE Word List

PURSE

pucker; contract (lips) into wrinkles; N: wallet

The meaning of the word purse is pucker; contract (lips) into wrinkles; N: wallet.

Random words

WordMeaning
rabblemob; noisy crowd
impetuousviolent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
sovereigntycomplete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
bestialbeastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
bowdlerizeexpurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
ostracizebanish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
ligneouslike wood
inconsequentialinsignificant; unimportant
mealymouthedindirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
cisternreservoir or water tank