GRE Word List

SHACKLE

chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.

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

Random words

WordMeaning
computereckon; calculate
elaborationaddition of details; intricacy
compulsioncompelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
superimposeplace over something else
extraneousnot essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
dabblework at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
turncoattraitor
aureolesun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
contagioninfection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
ooze(of a thick liquid) pass or flow slowly; N: mud or thick liquid as at the bottom of a river