GRE Word List

SPARE

give; use; refrain from harming; save from experiencing; exempt; Ex. spare me 5 minutes; Ex. Take this money and spare my life; Ex. The emperor was spared the onus; ADJ: kept in reserve; free for other use; unoccupied; Ex. spare time

The meaning of the word spare is give; use; refrain from harming; save from experiencing; exempt; Ex. spare me 5 minutes; Ex. Take this money and spare my life; Ex. The emperor was spared the onus; ADJ: kept in reserve; free for other use; unoccupied; Ex. spare time.

Random words

WordMeaning
counterpartthing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
summationact of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
whittlepare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
redressremedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
riddlepierce with holes; permeate or spread throughout; Ex. The gunman riddled the car with bullets; Ex. The whole report is riddled with errors; N. large sieve (separating earth from stone)
libidinouslustful
maleficientdoing evil; N. maleficience
carousaldrunken revel; V. carouse
intrepidfearless
nebulousvague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal