GRE Word List

SEQUESTER

isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life

Spring Vocabulary In English
Spring Vocabulary In English

The meaning of the word sequester is isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life.

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ferventardent; zealous; hot
conglomeratecorporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
harborgive protection (by giving food and shelter); provide a refuge for; hide; keep in mind (thoughts or feelings); Ex. harbor a grudge/criminal; N: place of shelter; refuge
aghastfilled with great surprise or fear; horrified
touchyoversensitive; easily offended; irasible; delicate; needing delicate handling; Ex. touchy situation
seamysordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
illicitillegal