GRE Word List


make thin; weaken

The meaning of the word attenuate is make thin; weaken.

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resumptiontaking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
suspendcause to stop for a period; interrupt; hold in abeyance; defer; hang from above; exclude for a period from a position; Ex. suspended state; Ex. suspend judgment; Ex. suspended from the team; N. suspension
incumbentobligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
epigramwitty thought or saying, usually short
unraveldisentangle; solve
disparatebasically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
microcosmsmall representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
servileslavish; cringing; N. servility
pedestalsupport or base as for a pillar or statue
dichotomydivision into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)