GRE Word List

SOLICIT

entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer

The meaning of the word solicit is entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer.

Random words

WordMeaning
collateexamine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
oustexpel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
skittishinconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
irremediableincurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
consanguinitykinship; relationship by birth
magnanimitygenerosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
exasperatevex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
requisitionformal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
apothegmpithy, compact saying
distraughtupset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry