GRE Word List


lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect

The meaning of the word abase is lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect.

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thermalpertaining to heat; producing heat; warm; Ex. thermal bath; N: rising current of warm air
rabiesdisease passed on by the bite of an infected animal (causing madness and death)
transcribecopy; write a copy of; N. transcription
tremuloustrembling; wavering
queerstrange; eccentric; deviating from the normal
oratoriodramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
fuss:trouble or worry over trifles; make nervous; pay too much attention to; N: needless concern or worry (about a trivial thing); anxious nervous condition; display of attention; Ex. make a fuss over the baby
debunkexpose as false, exaggerated, worthless, etc.; ridicule
shuntmove (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
aphorismpithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic