GRE Word List

RIP

tear or be torn quickly and violently; Ex. The sail ripped under the force of the wind; N.

The meaning of the word rip is tear or be torn quickly and violently; Ex. The sail ripped under the force of the wind; N..

Random words

WordMeaning
pillorypunish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
ooze(of a thick liquid) pass or flow slowly; N: mud or thick liquid as at the bottom of a river
bardpoet
potablesuitable for drinking; drinkable
substantialof substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
construeexplain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
mellifluous(of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
plenitudeabundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
genesisbeginning; origin
quixoticidealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote