GRE Word List


to decrease in force or intensity

The meaning of the word abate is to decrease in force or intensity.

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cameoa gem carved in relief (see relief
sleighan open usually horse-drawn vehicle with runners for use on snow or ice
decrepitudethe quality or state of being decrepit
pranceto spring from the hind legs or move by so doing
dissectionthe act or process of dissecting : the state of being dissected
gleanto gather grain or other produce left by reapers
nondescriptbelonging or appearing to belong to no particular class or kind : not easily described
belateddelayed beyond the usual time
levitateto rise or float in or as if in the air especially in seeming defiance of gravitation
swerveto turn aside abruptly from a straight line or course : deviate