GRE Word List


being dried and withered

The meaning of the word sear is being dried and withered.

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ellipsisthe omission of one or more words that are obviously understood but that must be supplied to make a construction grammatically complete
obsequya funeral or burial rite
crochetneedlework consisting of the interlocking of looped stitches formed with a single thread and a hooked needle
avariceexcessive or insatiable desire for wealth or gain : greediness
veritablebeing in fact the thing named and not false, unreal, or imaginary
disparageto depreciate (see depreciate
malfeasancewrongdoing or misconduct especially by a public official
bearingthe manner in which one behaves or comports oneself : the manner in which one bears (see bear
obliqueneither perpendicular nor parallel : inclined
polyglotone who is polyglot