GRE Word List


reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again

The meaning of the word recast is reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again.

Random words

unfalteringsteadfast; firm; not changing
floridruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
suppliantentreating; beseeching; N.
prohibitiveso high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
obstetricianphysician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
quailcower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
intrudeput or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
prefigurebe a sign of; foreshadow
cognitivehaving to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
formalityceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality