GRE Word List


trick to deceive; stratagem

The meaning of the word ruse is trick to deceive; stratagem.

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interregnumperiod between two successive reigns or governments
potentialexpressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
rigarrangement of masts and sails; V: equip (a ship) with rigging; ADJ. rigging: ropes that hold up a ship's sails
besetharass or trouble from all directions; hem in
gustatoryaffecting or relating to the sense of taste
vertexsummit; highest point; PL. vertices
sacrosanctinvioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
convexcurving outward
mireentangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
philologystudy of language or words