GRE Word List

SKIFF

small light sailboat or rowboat

The meaning of the word skiff is small light sailboat or rowboat.

Random words

WordMeaning
deliberateconsider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
consolelessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
succorassist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
dys-abnormal; impaired
infamousnotoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
throb(of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
diligencesteadiness of effort; persistent hard work
purportintention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
viledespicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
anachronisman error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic