GRE Word List

SKIM

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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reparationa repairing or keeping in repair
prognosticateto foretell from signs or symptoms : predict
impassionedfilled with passion or zeal : showing great warmth or intensity of feeling
adversitya state or instance of serious or continued difficulty or misfortune
reciprocalinversely related : opposite
terseusing few words : devoid of superfluity
veerto change direction or course
rhapsodya portion of an epic poem adapted for recitation
implyto express indirectly
arraignto call (a defendant) before a court to answer to an indictment : charge