GRE Word List

WANE

decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.

The meaning of the word wane is decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N..

Random words

WordMeaning
cogitatethink over; ponder
insinuatehint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
coaxpersuade by flattery
infinitesimalvery small
devoidempty; lacking
parityequality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
circuitousroundabout
harryharass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
precedentpreceding (in time, rank, etc.)
flickerburn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement