GRE Word List

QUAY

dock; wharf; pier; landing place (for boats)

The meaning of the word quay is dock; wharf; pier; landing place (for boats).

Random words

WordMeaning
fancyimagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
aloftupward; high up in the air
maimmutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
prosodyart of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
foiblesmall weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
hovelshack; small wretched house
nugatoryworthless; futile
unassumingmodest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
instigatestart; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
accretiongrowth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete