GRE Word List


speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions

The meaning of the word stammer is speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions.

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braidplait; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; N: braided segment (as of hair)
advocatespeak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
torquetwisting force; force producing rotation
beholdenobligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
basecontemptible; morally bad; inferior in value or quality; Ex. base motives/conduct; Ex. base metal such as iron
impenetrablenot able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
ballastheavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
balkstop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
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)
monetarypertaining to money