GRE Word List


rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved

The meaning of the word salvage is rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved.

Random words

scourgelash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
ennuiboredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
providentproviding for future needs; displaying foresight; thrifty; preparing for emergencies; OP. improvident
pretendfeign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
donput on; OP. doff
feinttrick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
lolllounge about
contingentdependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
animatedlively; spirited
natalconnected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal