GRE Word List

SOLVENT

substance that dissolves another; ADJ: capable of dissolving another substance

The meaning of the word solvent is substance that dissolves another; ADJ: capable of dissolving another substance.

Random words

WordMeaning
amphibianable to live both on land and in water; N.
dilutemake (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
defaultfailure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
tensilecapable of being stretched; of tension; Ex. tensile rubber
torrentrushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
altercationnoisy quarrel
revulsionsudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
adherentsupporter; follower
filthdirty matter; ADJ. filthy
satiricalusing satire; mocking