GRE Word List

TAN

convert (hide) into leather; make brown by exposure to the sun

The meaning of the word tan is convert (hide) into leather; make brown by exposure to the sun.

Random words

WordMeaning
meleefight
loomappear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
invincibleunconquerable
imminentimpending; near at hand
narrativerelated to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
galleonlarge three-masted sailing ship
flukeunlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
mordantbiting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
bestialbeastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
pulmonarypertaining to the lungs