GRE Word List


to rub with something rough

The meaning of the word rasp is to rub with something rough.

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filchto steal secretly or casually
surfeitan overabundant supply : excess
archivesa place in which public records or historical materials (such as documents) are preserved
quenchput out
compassionsympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it
culinaryof or relating to the kitchen or cookery
seedycontaining or full of seeds
warpa series of yarns extended lengthwise in a loom and crossed by the weft
foreshadowto represent, indicate, or typify beforehand : prefigure
zealeagerness and ardent interest in pursuit of something : fervor