GRE Word List

SCUTTLE

a shallow open basket for carrying something (such as grain or garden produce)

The meaning of the word scuttle is a shallow open basket for carrying something (such as grain or garden produce).

Random words

WordMeaning
practicablecapable of being put into practice or of being done or accomplished : feasible
ludicrousamusing or laughable through obvious absurdity, incongruity, exaggeration, or eccentricity
endearmenta word or an act (such as a caress) expressing affection
slacknot using due diligence, care, or dispatch : negligent
blackballto vote against
hallucinationa sensory perception (such as a visual image or a sound) that occurs in the absence of an actual external stimulus and usually arises from neurological disturbance (such as that associated with delirium tremens, schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, or narcolepsy) or in response to drugs (such as LSD or phencyclidine)
unwieldynot easily managed, handled, or used (as because of bulk, weight, complexity, or awkwardness) : cumbersome
opiatean alkaloid drug (such as morphine or codeine) that contains or is derived from opium, binds to cell receptors primarily of the central nervous system and gastrointestinal tract, acts to block pain, induce sedation or sleep, depress respiration, and produce calmness or euphoria, and is associated with physiological tolerance (see tolerance
chuckleto laugh inwardly or quietly
compulsivehaving power to compel