GRE Word List

ATONE

make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for

The meaning of the word atone is make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for.

Random words

WordMeaning
unceremoniousnot done politely without due formalities
proneinclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
manipulateoperate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
vitreousof glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
waggishhumorous; mischievous; tricky
recuperaterecover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
murkydark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
jaundicedyellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
subservientbehaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
secularworldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal