GRE Word List

SMOTHER

to kill by depriving of air

The meaning of the word smother is to kill by depriving of air.

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WordMeaning
eccentricdeviating from conventional or accepted usage or conduct especially in odd or whimsical ways
imperviousnot allowing entrance or passage : impenetrable
illicitnot permitted : unlawful
influxa coming in
indicessigns; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
substantialconsisting of or relating to substance
pandemoniuma wild uproar (as because of anger or excitement in a crowd of people)
methodicalarranged, characterized by, or performed with method or order
interto deposit (a dead body) in the earth or in a tomb
counterpartone of two corresponding copies of a legal instrument : duplicate