GRE Word List


walk through a substance, such as water, that impedes movement

The meaning of the word wade is walk through a substance, such as water, that impedes movement.

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cringeshrink back as if in fear; cower
exhorturge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
ratiocinationreasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
patinagreen crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
debutanteyoung woman making formal entrance into society
tendhave a tendency; take care of; minister; serve at; apply one's attention; attend
soddenthoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
temerityboldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
incandescentstrikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
contrivancesomething contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme