GRE Word List


to step or walk on or over

The meaning of the word tread is to step or walk on or over.

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murmura half-suppressed or muttered complaint : grumbling
illicitnot permitted : unlawful
quellto thoroughly overwhelm and reduce to submission or passivity
missilecapable of being thrown or projected to strike a distant object
spasmodicrelating to or affected or characterized by spasm
scoffan expression of scorn, derision, or contempt : gibe
obtrudeto thrust out : extrude
imperialof, relating to, befitting, or suggestive of an empire or an emperor
tribunea Roman official under the monarchy and the republic with the function of protecting the plebeian citizen from arbitrary action by the patrician magistrates
relegateto send into exile : banish