GRE Word List

UNEARTH

dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal

The meaning of the word unearth is dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal.

Random words

WordMeaning
genteelwell-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
tightwadmiser; excessively frugal person
genericcharacteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
far-fetchedtoo improbable to be believed; implausible; Ex. far-fetched story
historicalconnected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
embracehug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
serendipitygift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
asunderinto parts; apart; V. sunder
matrixpoint of origin; array of numbers or algebraic symbols; mold or die; Ex. the matrix of Western civilization
credocreed