GRE Word List

TRIM

make neat or tidy by clipping; reduce by removing what is unnecessary; ornament; decorate (round the edges); Ex. trim the cost; Ex. jacket trimmed with fur; N. ADJ: tidy; in good order

The meaning of the word trim is make neat or tidy by clipping; reduce by removing what is unnecessary; ornament; decorate (round the edges); Ex. trim the cost; Ex. jacket trimmed with fur; N. ADJ: tidy; in good order.

Random words

WordMeaning
volatilechangeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
depictportray
afterlifelife after death; later part of one's life
proneinclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
epauletornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
dyspepticsuffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
abridgecondense or shorten
deliberateconsider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
immaculatespotless; flawless; absolutely clean
simplisticoversimplified