GRE Word List

STEEP

soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous

The meaning of the word steep is soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous.

Random words

WordMeaning
pugilistboxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
plauditpraise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
vaingloriousboastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
bastionstronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
doltslow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
prescienceability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
plummetfall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
queasyexperiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
assailassault
ragscrap of cloth; ADJ. ragged: old and torn; seeming unfinished and imperfect; Ex. ragged debut/performance