GRE Word List


to put through a sieve

The meaning of the word sift is to put through a sieve.

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fraughtfull of or accompanied by something specified
obstreperousmarked by unruly or aggressive noisiness : clamorous
inherentinvolved in the constitution or essential character of something : belonging by nature or habit : intrinsic
fallaciousembodying a fallacy
gossamera film of cobwebs floating in air in calm clear weather
brocadea rich silk fabric with raised patterns in gold and silver
seinea large net with sinkers on one edge and floats on the other that hangs vertically in the water and is used to enclose and catch fish when its ends are pulled together or are drawn ashore