GRE Word List


a small handful (as of hay or straw)

The meaning of the word wisp is a small handful (as of hay or straw).

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diabolicalof, relating to, or characteristic of the devil : devilish
precincta part of a territory with definite bounds or functions often established for administrative purposes : district
valedictionan act of bidding farewell
equivocalsubject to two or more interpretations and usually used to mislead or confuse
brawnthe flesh of a boar
relentto become less severe, harsh, or strict usually from reasons of humanity
chastento correct by punishment or suffering : discipline
infamoushaving a reputation of the worst kind : notoriously evil
ossifyto change into bone