GRE Word List


wine merchant; winemaker; seller of wine

The meaning of the word vintner is wine merchant; winemaker; seller of wine.

Random words

dallytrifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
pertinentsuitable; to the point; relevant
selectivecareful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
manipulateoperate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
microcosmsmall representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
thrashbeat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
gradationseries of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
controvertoppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
negatecancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
saunterstroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.