GRE Word List


to clear (a liquid) of scum or floating substance

The meaning of the word skim is to clear (a liquid) of scum or floating substance.

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forfeitsomething forfeited or subject to being forfeited (as for a crime, offense, or neglect of duty) : penalty
vexto bring trouble, distress, or agitation to
enlivento give life, action, or spirit to : animate
spawnto deposit or fertilize spawn
traumaticpsychologically or emotionally stressful in a way that can lead to serious mental and emotional problems
platonicof, relating to, or characteristic of Plato or Platonism
discreteconstituting a separate entity : individually distinct
potiona mixture of liquids (such as liquor or medicine)
arrhythmiclacking rhythm or regularity