GRE Word List

RAKE

immoral or dissolute person

The meaning of the word rake is immoral or dissolute person.

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sensitizationprocess of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
seasonalof a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
oustexpel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
stockstandard; kept regularly in stock or supply; typical; routine; common; Ex. stock sizes of paper; Ex. stock excuse/character; N: goods for sale in a shop; OP. unique
slitherslip or slide
catalystagent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
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