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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mangleto injure with deep disfiguring wounds by cutting, tearing, or crushing
polygamistmarriage in which a spouse of either sex may have more than one mate at the same time compare polyandry
broilto cook by direct exposure to radiant heat : grill
philologythe study of literature and of disciplines relevant to literature or to language as used in literature
cherubican order of angels see celestial hierarchy
apothecaryone who prepares and sells drugs or compounds for medicinal purposes
inuredto accustom to accept something undesirable
quietudea quiet state : repose
minusculevery small
consummateextremely skilled and accomplished