GRE Word List


detest; hate

The meaning of the word abhor is detest; hate.

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bastardillegitimate child
amplifyincrease in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
ostensibleapparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
lucrativeprofitable; producing wealth
animosityactive enmity
bluesstate of depression or melancholy; style of slow, mournful music (evolved from southern Black American songs)
augustimpressive; majestic
emulateimitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
miscellanymixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items