GRE Word List

VISE

vice; tool for holding work in place; clamping device

The meaning of the word vise is vice; tool for holding work in place; clamping device.

Random words

WordMeaning
adversaryopponent; enemy
consolidationunification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
indissolublepermanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
ameliorateimprove
flusterconfuse; make nervous and confused; N.
brusqueblunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
penfenced enclosure for animals; confining space; Ex. sheep pen; V: confine in a pen; enclose
arcaneesoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
bedizendress with vulgar finery
extraneousnot essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject