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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factiona party or group (as within a government) that is often contentious or self-seeking : clique
chasma deep cleft in the surface of a planet (such as the earth) : gorge
lacklusterlacking in sheen, brilliance, or vitality : dull
fitacceptable from a particular viewpoint (as of competence or morality) : proper
conservatorya greenhouse for growing or displaying plants
verbosecontaining more words than necessary : wordy
extrapolationto predict by projecting past experience or known data
championa winner of first prize or first place in competition
baskto lie or relax in a pleasant warmth or atmosphere
banka mound, pile, or ridge raised above the surrounding level: such as