GRE Word List


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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emolumentthe returns arising from office or employment usually in the form of compensation or perquisites
shoddya reclaimed wool from materials that are not felted that is of better quality and longer staple than mungo
consistencyagreement or harmony of parts or features to one another or a whole : correspondence
inciteto move to action : stir up : spur on : urge on
hullthe outer covering of a fruit or seed
equilibriuma state of intellectual or emotional balance : poise
peerone that is of equal standing with another : equal
centripetalproceeding or acting in a direction toward a center or axis
aureolea radiant light around the head or body of a representation of a sacred personage
acuitykeenness of perception