GRE Word List

ZEST

outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life

The meaning of the word zest is outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life.

Random words

WordMeaning
unassumingmodest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
filibusterblock legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
optimistperson who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
disbanddissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
intoxicatemake drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
intangiblenot able to be perceived by touch; vague
shiftchange position or place; exchange (one thing) for another; change in direction or position; Ex. shift the stolen goods; N. group of workers which takes turns with other groups; working period of such a group
bidcommand; utter (a greeting); offer as a price; N: offer of a price; amount offered; earnest effort to gain something; Ex. bid for freedom
claviclecollarbone
zenithpoint directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point