GRE Word List


to exchange for or replace by another : change

The meaning of the word shift is to exchange for or replace by another : change.

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charmthe chanting or reciting of a magic spell : incantation
spoonerisma transposition of usually initial sounds of two or more words (as in tons of soil for sons of toil)
solicitousmanifesting or expressing solicitude
pharisaicalmarked by hypocritical censorious self-righteousness
demoticof, relating to, or written in a simplified form of the ancient Egyptian hieratic writing
perceptiveresponsive to sensory stimuli : discerning
matriarcha woman who rules or dominates a family, group, or state
natationthe action or art of swimming
enfranchiseto set free (as from slavery)
guisea form or style of dress : costume