GRE Word List
Beef meaning | Beef in a Sentence | Most common words in English #shorts
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The meaning of the word quail is cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart.
|transcribe||copy; write a copy of; N. transcription|
|exempt||not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.|
|hallowed||blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy|
|trunk||main wooden stem of a tree; human body excluding the head and limbs; torso; prehensile nose of an elephant|
|touchstone||stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard|
|alms||money or goods given to the poor|
|putrescent||becoming putrid; putrefying|
|degradation||humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank|
|subtlety||perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning|
|obstinate||stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy|