GRE Word List

STUMP

base of a tree trunk left after the rest has been cut down; V: walk in a heavy manner; baffle; puzzle

The meaning of the word stump is base of a tree trunk left after the rest has been cut down; V: walk in a heavy manner; baffle; puzzle.

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WordMeaning
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