GRE Word List

ALLEVIATE

relieve (pain)

The meaning of the word alleviate is relieve (pain).

Random words

WordMeaning
versatilehaving many talents; capable of working in many fields; having many uses or functions; N. versatility
welterwallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
contravenecontradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
mitigateappease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
paradigmmodel; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
campgroup sharing a common cause or opinion
incumbentobligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
inanesilly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
clemencydisposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
husbandryfrugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman