GRE Word List

SHACK

crude cabin

The meaning of the word shack is crude cabin.

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coronerpublic official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
lacecord used to draw and tie together two opposite edges (as of a shoe); delicate fabric made of fine threads; V: draw together by tying a lace
dilutemake (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
encipherencode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
prolificproducing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
reprisalretaliation
indiscriminatechoosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions
mischanceill luck
ordinancedecree; authoritative order
acquittaldeliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner