GRE Word List

SLAP

hit quickly with the flat part of the hand; N. CF. smack

The meaning of the word slap is hit quickly with the flat part of the hand; N. CF. smack.

Random words

WordMeaning
comprehendinclude; understand
piquantpleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
scurrymove hastily; hurry; move briskly
gnarlprotruding knot on a tree; V.
absolvepardon (an offense)
malaiseuneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
decantpour off gently (wine or liquid)
tactfulcareful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
charmake or become black by burning; reduce or be reduced to carbon or charcoal(black substance made by burning wood) by incomplete combustion
valedictorypertaining to farewell; N: farewell address (esp. at graduation exercises)