GRE Word List


chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.

The meaning of the word shackle is chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N..

Random words

shiftchange position or place; exchange (one thing) for another; change in direction or position; Ex. shift the stolen goods; N. group of workers which takes turns with other groups; working period of such a group
contrivancesomething contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
centrifugalradiating; departing from the center
confineshut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
savorenjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
introspectivelooking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
withdrawnintroverted; retiring; remote
giddylight-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
arid(of land) dry; barren; unproductive
nutritiousproviding nourishment