GRE Word List


swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages

The meaning of the word swathe is swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages.

Random words

anachronisman error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
durationlength of time something lasts
penumbrapartial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
degradationhumiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
rigarrangement of masts and sails; V: equip (a ship) with rigging; ADJ. rigging: ropes that hold up a ship's sails
voguepopular fashion; Ex. Jeans became the vogue.
ruminatechew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
pandemicwidespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
sublimecausing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
prosceniumpart of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage