GRE Word List

REEK

emit (an unpleasant odor or smoke); give off an unpleasant odor; give out smoke; Ex. reeking chimney; N: unpleasant odor; stench

The meaning of the word reek is emit (an unpleasant odor or smoke); give off an unpleasant odor; give out smoke; Ex. reeking chimney; N: unpleasant odor; stench.

Random words

WordMeaning
concisebrief and compact
suppositionassumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
profaneviolate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
depreciatelessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
engagingcharming; attractive
odoroushaving an odor
savantscholar; learned person; CF. savoir: know
raptengrossed; absorbed; enchanted; Ex. rapt listener
makeshifttemporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
soundin good condition; showing good judgment or good sense; thorough; complete; Ex. sound mind/investment/training