GRE Word List


to check or stop the flowing of

The meaning of the word stanch is to check or stop the flowing of.

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immureto enclose within or as if within walls
freneticmarked by fast and energetic, disordered, or anxiety-driven activity : frenzied
flitto pass quickly or abruptly from one place or condition to another
hideousoffensive to the senses and especially to sight : exceedingly ugly
perspicuousplain to the understanding especially because of clarity and precision of presentation
woea condition of deep suffering from misfortune, affliction, or grief
conjectureinference formed without proof or sufficient evidence
poignancythe quality or state of being poignant
disproportionlack of proportion, symmetry, or proper relation : disparity