GRE Word List

SAP

diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.

The meaning of the word sap is diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength..

Random words

WordMeaning
patoislocal or provincial dialect
yoretime long past; Ex. in the days of yore
disinclinationunwillingness
fellcut or knock down (a tree or a person); bring down (with a missile)
unprepossessingunattractive
gavelhammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
cavalcadeprocession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
offensiveattacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
ennuiboredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
causalimplying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality