GRE Word List


relieve (pain)

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

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celibateabstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
tightwadmiser; excessively frugal person
colanderutensil with perforated bottom used for straining
manipulateoperate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
ratiocinationreasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
conclusivedecisive; ending all debate
limboregion near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
idyllshort poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
animatedlively; spirited
adjutantstaff officer assisting the commander; assistant