GRE Word List

RANSACK

search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.

The meaning of the word ransack is search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town..

Random words

WordMeaning
functionalmade for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
ruminatechew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
solubleable to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
versatilehaving many talents; capable of working in many fields; having many uses or functions; N. versatility
abhordetest; hate
earngain for the performance of service or labor; gain (something that one deserves); deserve
receptivequick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
epistemologistphilosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
irremediableincurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
codifyarrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs