GRE Word List

AMELIORATE

improve

The meaning of the word ameliorate is improve.

Random words

WordMeaning
malevolentwishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
virtualin essence; existing in essence though not in actual form; for practical purposes; Ex. virtual ruler/space
quailcower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
propulsivedriving forward; N. propulsion
babblechatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
predilectionpreference; partiality
pinnaclepeak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
bustpiece of sculpture showing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest; V: break up; arrest; Ex. crimebuster
ampleenough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
addendumaddition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)