GRE Word List

SQUASH

crush; quash; suppress

The meaning of the word squash is crush; quash; suppress.

Random words

WordMeaning
smoldersmoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
figurinesmall ornamental statuette(very small statue)
intrepidfearless
balkstop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
shangri-laimaginary remote paradise on earth; CF. Lost Horizon
girthdistance around something; circumference
smugself-satisfied; complacent
retaliaterepay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
requisitenecessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
adventitiousaccidental; casual; happening by chance