GRE Word List


person who turns animal hides into leather

The meaning of the word tanner is person who turns animal hides into leather.

Random words

stem_fromarise from; originate from
choirgroup of people who sing together (esp. during religious services); place for choir
hackneyedcommonplace; trite
coinmake coins; invent or fabricate (a word or phrase); N. coinage: word or phrase recently invented
conscientiousscrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
harpingtiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
ensconcesettle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
tautologicalneedlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
apextip; summit; climax; highest point
sunderseparate; part; CF. asunder