GRE Word List


turn to for help; Ex. resort to violence; N.

The meaning of the word resort is turn to for help; Ex. resort to violence; N..

Random words

torsotrunk of statue with head and limbs missing; human trunk
braggartboaster; bragger
belaborharp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
awesolemn wonder; feeling of respect mixed with wonder and fear; V: fill with awe; ADJ. awesome
civilhaving to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
impartgrant a share of; make known; Ex. news to impart
privationlack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
condignadequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
unmitigated(of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
skiffsmall light sailboat or rowboat