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GRE Multiple Choice Questions - List 19

GRE - Flashcards - Multiple Choice Questions - SHOW ME LIST 19

Definition:

(noun) the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord

(noun) the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury

(verb) look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers"

(verb) strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "####### the capon"

(verb) pull lightly but sharply with a #######ing motion; "he #######ed the strings of his mandolin"

(verb) pull or pull out sharply; "####### the flowers off the bush"

(verb) rip off; ask an unreasonable price

(verb) sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity

 

** Please Select the best Word that fits the definition in the left column

PLACATE
PERSPICACITY
POSEUR
PERILOUS
PLUCK