GRE Word List

UNRAVEL

disentangle; solve

The meaning of the word unravel is disentangle; solve.

Random words

WordMeaning
captiontitle; chapter heading; text under illustration
clasphold firmly within arms
zestouter skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
supplanttake the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
demolitiondestruction; V. demolish
modicumlimited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
flotsamdrifting wreckage
shambles(place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
effacerub out; remove the surface of
cessationstoppage