GRE Word List

WITHER

(of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay

The meaning of the word wither is (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay.

Random words

WordMeaning
reposeresting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
centaurmythical figure, half man and half horse
claustrophobiafear of being locked in
seedyrun-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
congruencecorrespondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
delusionfalse belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
attritionrubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
festivejoyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
partialincomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
tillerhandle used to move boat's rudder (to steer)