GRE Word List

RANSACK

to look through thoroughly in often a rough way

The meaning of the word ransack is to look through thoroughly in often a rough way.

Random words

WordMeaning
mawkishlacking flavor or having an unpleasant taste
supplecompliant often to the point of obsequiousness
audita formal examination of an organization's or individual's accounts or financial situation
porridgea soft food made by boiling meal of grains or legumes in milk or water until thick
nefariousflagrantly wicked or impious : evil
pedestalthe support or foot of a late classic or neoclassical column see column illustration
loutto bow in respect
piecemealone piece at a time : gradually
discursivemoving from topic to topic without order : rambling
callusa thickening of or a hard thickened area on skin or bark