GRE Word List


cut the top off; shorten

The meaning of the word truncate is cut the top off; shorten.

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diabolicaldiabolic; devilish; fiendish
smartintelligent; quick and energetic; fashionable; Ex. smart pace/restaurant; V: cause or feel a sharp pain; N: smarting pain
covetousavaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
censoriousseverely critical
recountnarrate or tell (a story); count over again
listtilt (as of a ship); lean over (to one side)
ebb(of the tide) recede; lessen; diminish; N. OP. flow: rise of tide
penanceself-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
incursiontemporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
resilientelastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)