GRE Word List

STRAGGLE

stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch

The meaning of the word straggle is stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch.

Random words

WordMeaning
comprehendinclude; understand
fretbe annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
undertakerfuneral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
vagranthomeless wanderer
laudpraise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
doggerelpoor verse
ostracizebanish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
agrarianpertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
tentativenot fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
grandiloquent(of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic