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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saccharineof, relating to, or resembling that of sugar
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wheedleto influence or entice by soft words or flattery
soarto fly aloft or about
carata unit of fineness for gold equal to ยน/โ‚‚โ‚„ part of pure gold in an alloy
integrateto form, coordinate, or blend into a functioning or unified whole : unite
cynicalhaving or showing the attitude or temper of a cynic: such as
filigreeornamental work especially of fine wire of gold, silver, or copper applied chiefly to gold and silver surfaces
austerestern and cold in appearance or manner
senilitythe quality or state of being senile : the physical and mental decline associated with old age