GRE Word List


to remove (dirt, refuse, etc.) from an area

The meaning of the word scavenge is to remove (dirt, refuse, etc.) from an area.

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surgeto rise and fall actively : toss
tannerone that tans hides
abstinencethe practice of abstaining from something : the practice of not doing or having something that is wanted or enjoyable
imperceptiblenot perceptible by a sense or by the mind : extremely slight, gradual, or subtle
avengeto take vengeance for or on behalf of
jetsamthe part of a ship, its equipment, or its cargo that is cast overboard to lighten the load in time of distress and that sinks or is washed ashore
foresightan act or the power of foreseeing : prescience
ulteriorgoing beyond what is openly said or shown and especially what is proper
psychiatrista medical doctor who diagnoses and treats mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders : a specialist in psychiatry
viscidhaving an adhesive quality : sticky