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.

Random words

alloymixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
succorassist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
pettytrivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
consistencyabsence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
lopegallop slowly
unassailablenot open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
ambrosiafood of the gods
enormityhugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
exemplaryserving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
clarionshrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times