GRE Word List


to put through a sieve

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

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impermeablenot permitting passage (as of a fluid) through its substance
acuitykeenness of perception
cornicethe molded and projecting horizontal member that crowns an architectural composition see column illustration
predicamentthe character, status, or classification assigned by a predication
poulticea soft usually heated and sometimes medicated mass spread on cloth and applied to sores or other lesions
disburseto pay out : expend especially from a fund
exceptwith the exclusion or exception of
delusivelikely to delude
dabbleto work or involve oneself superficially or intermittently especially in a secondary activity or interest