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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simulateto give or assume the appearance or effect of often with the intent to deceive : imitate
crypta chamber (such as a vault) wholly or partly underground
self-indulgenceexcessive or unrestrained gratification of one's own appetites, desires, or whims
exigencythat which is required in a particular situation
analogoussimilar or comparable to something else either in general or in some specific detail
misconductmismanagement especially of governmental or military responsibilities
gentryupper or ruling class : aristocracy
mediumsomething in a middle position
composta mixture that consists largely of decayed organic matter and is used for fertilizing and conditioning land