GRE Word List

ABATE

subside or moderate

The meaning of the word abate is subside or moderate.

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WordMeaning
lasciviouslustful
canterslow gallop; V. CF. trot
imperturbableunshakably calm; placid
traversego through or across
remonstrateprotest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
rotund(of a person) fat and round
jubilationrejoicing; great joy
savantscholar; learned person; CF. savoir: know
parasiteanimal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
nourishprovide with food necessary for life and growth