GRE Word List


fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist

The meaning of the word ravel is fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist.

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decrepitudestate of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
gruelingexhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
scurvycontemptible; despicable; N: disease caused by deficiency of Vitamin C
semblanceoutward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
crypticmysterious; hidden; secret
eschewavoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
astringentbinding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
infidelunbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
inadvertentlyunintentionally; by oversight; carelessly