GRE Word List


to make one's way arduously

The meaning of the word trek is to make one's way arduously.

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cordonan ornamental cord or ribbon
fanfarea short and lively sounding of trumpets
stealtha cautious, unobtrusive, and secretive way of moving or proceeding intended to avoid detection
idylla simple descriptive work in poetry or prose that deals with rustic life or pastoral scenes or suggests a mood of peace and contentment
buffoona ludicrous figure : clown
dissidentdisagreeing especially with an established religious or political system, organization, or belief
opiatean alkaloid drug (such as morphine or codeine) that contains or is derived from opium, binds to cell receptors primarily of the central nervous system and gastrointestinal tract, acts to block pain, induce sedation or sleep, depress respiration, and produce calmness or euphoria, and is associated with physiological tolerance (see tolerance
persevereto persist in a state, enterprise, or undertaking in spite of counterinfluences, opposition, or discouragement
incubateto sit on (eggs) so as to hatch by the warmth of the body
importunatetroublesomely urgent : overly persistent in request or demand