GRE Word List

SHRIVEL

make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)

The meaning of the word shrivel is make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying).

Random words

WordMeaning
discernibledistinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
penumbrapartial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
bustpiece of sculpture showing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest; V: break up; arrest; Ex. crimebuster
oglelook at amorously; make eyes at; Ex. old men ogling young girls
egoismexcessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
ablutionwashing
plenary(of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
revertrelapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
incubusburden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
grudgedeep feeling of dislike; Ex. grudge fight; V.