GRE Word List


renounce upon oath

The meaning of the word abjure is renounce upon oath.

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maulhandle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
effronteryrudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
valedictionsaying farewell; expression of leave-taking
gossamersheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
rileirritate; vex; muddy
granarystorehouse for grain
inducepersuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
fiascototal failure; CF. bottle
tannerperson who turns animal hides into leather
inadvertentlyunintentionally; by oversight; carelessly