GRE Word List


to remove (something, such as chaff) by a current of air

The meaning of the word winnow is to remove (something, such as chaff) by a current of air.

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postmortemdone, occurring, or collected after death
deltathe 4th letter of the Greek alphabet see Alphabet Table
discounta reduction made from the gross (see gross
dysenterya disease characterized by severe diarrhea with passage of mucus and blood and usually caused by infection
pedantone who is unimaginative or who unduly emphasizes minutiae in the presentation or use of knowledge
extraneousexisting on or coming from the outside
incidencerate of occurrence or influence
factiousof or relating to faction: such as
mutedbeing mute : silent