GRE Word List

BEDIZEN

dress with vulgar finery

The meaning of the word bedizen is dress with vulgar finery.

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WordMeaning
domicilehome; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
abashembarrass
marrowsoft fatty tissue that fills most bone cavities and is the source of blood cells
suppressput an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
usurpseize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
manifestopublic declaration of principles; statement of policy
foildefeat; frustrate; prevent from being successful; thwart; CF. fail
caucusprivate meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
hovelshack; small wretched house
zanycomic; crazy; N: clown; comical person (given to outlandish behavior)