GRE Word List

This is a list of approximately 4,800 words commonly used in the GRE.

Today's GRE Word is

defame

harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory


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WordMeaning
manaclerestrain; handcuff; N.
exclaimcry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
stalematedeadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
squalorcondition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
wheedledeceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
brazeninsolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
compartmentone of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
honesharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
avertprevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
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