GRE Word List


a small handful (as of hay or straw)

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

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oratorioa lengthy choral work usually of a religious nature consisting chiefly of recitatives, arias, and choruses without action or scenery
phyluma direct line of descent within a group
cedeto yield or grant typically by treaty
vernacularusing a language or dialect native to a region or country rather than a literary, cultured, or foreign language
hindsightperception of the nature of an event after it has happened
blunthaving an edge or point that is not sharp
distantseparated in space : away
paraphernaliathe separate real or personal property of a married woman that she can dispose of by will and sometimes according to common law during her life
palpitateto beat rapidly and strongly : throb
compilationthe act or process of compiling