GRE Word List


one that tans hides

The meaning of the word tanner is one that tans hides.

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marginthe part of a page or sheet outside the main body of printed or written matter
ordinancean authoritative decree or direction : order
liquidateto determine by agreement or by litigation the precise amount of (indebtedness, damages, or accounts)
sedentarynot migratory : settled
wadeto step in or through a medium (such as water) offering more resistance than air
severitythe quality or state of being severe : the condition of being very bad, serious, unpleasant, or harsh
armadaa fleet of warships
shearto cut off the hair from
conciliatoryintended to gain goodwill or favor or to reduce hostility : tending or intended to conciliate
bombardmenta late medieval cannon used to hurl large stones