GRE Word List

WAFT

move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window

The meaning of the word waft is move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window.

Random words

WordMeaning
depredationplundering; destruction
combustibleeasily burned; N. CF. combustion
imperativeabsolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
detonationexplosion
well-bredof good upbringing; well-mannered and refined
academicrelated to a school; not practical or directly useful
physiognomyface (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
compriseinclude; consist of
transportstrong emotion; rapture; Ex. in a transport/transports of; V: move to strong emotion; enrapture
ordaindecree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination