GRE Word List

ASSUAGE

mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)

The meaning of the word assuage is mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger).

Random words

WordMeaning
foolhardyrash; reckless; foolishly daring
eulogisticpraising; full of eulogy
regimentmilitary unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
assumptionsomething taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
improvisecompose on the spur of the moment
improprietyimproperness; unsuitableness
confidenceself-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
retentiveholding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
analogouscomparable; similar
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