GRE Word List


renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation

The meaning of the word abnegation is renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation.

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chapelsmall church (in a prison, college, or hospital)
antagonismhostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
dispersescatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
scurrilousabusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
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prodigyhighly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
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