GRE Word List


contending; to strive for superiority

The meaning of the word vying is contending; to strive for superiority.

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dispatchto send off or away with promptness or speed
trampto walk, tread, or step especially heavily
provenderdry food for domestic animals : feed
plumagethe feathers of a bird
bereavedsuffering the death of a loved one
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nauseouscausing nausea or disgust : nauseating
animositya strong feeling of dislike or hatred : ill will or resentment tending toward active hostility : an antagonistic attitude
obsequiousmarked by or exhibiting a fawning attentiveness
animatedendowed with life or the qualities of life : alive