GRE Word List

WAYLAY

to lie in wait for or attack (someone) from ambush

The meaning of the word waylay is to lie in wait for or attack (someone) from ambush.

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WordMeaning
treasurewealth (such as money, jewels, or precious metals) stored up or hoarded
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aliasotherwise called : otherwise known as
jaundicedaffected with or as if with jaundice
raspyharsh
genesisthe origin or coming into being of something
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contortionsto twist in a violent manner