GRE Word List


renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation

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

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clothalf-solid lump formed from a liquid (or blood); V.
winsomecharming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
laymanman who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
destituteextremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
lagoonshallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
distracttake (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
propitiateappease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
floraplants of a region or era
dialecticalrelating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
smirkconceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.