GRE Word List

BANE

a source of harm or ruin : curse

The meaning of the word bane is a source of harm or ruin : curse.

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WordMeaning
condescendto assume an air of superiority
engageto offer (something, such as one's life or word) as backing to a cause or aim : to expose to risk for the attainment or support of some end
lecheryinordinate (see inordinate
vouchto supply supporting evidence or testimony
simperto smile in a silly, affected, or ingratiating manner
ostracizeto exile by ostracism
mockto treat with contempt or ridicule : deride
verbiagea profusion of words usually of little or obscure content
monotonytedious sameness
aloofremoved or distant either physically or emotionally