GRE Word List


having no give or slack : tightly drawn

The meaning of the word taut is having no give or slack : tightly drawn.

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enervatelacking physical, mental, or moral vigor : enervated
embezzlementto appropriate (something, such as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
arrayto dress or decorate especially in splendid or impressive attire : adorn
expediteto accelerate the process or progress of : speed up
composta mixture that consists largely of decayed organic matter and is used for fertilizing and conditioning land
infidelone who is not a Christian or who opposes Christianity
preciseexactly or sharply defined or stated
salvagecompensation paid for saving a ship or its cargo from the perils of the sea or for the lives and property rescued in a wreck
complementsomething that fills up, completes, or makes better or perfect