GRE Word List

BEHOLDEN

obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude

The meaning of the word beholden is obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude.

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WordMeaning
machinationsevil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
hortatoryencouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
deviateturn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
agilitynimbleness; ability to move quickly
fallow(of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
genesisbeginning; origin
paltryinsignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
autocratichaving absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
intolerantnot willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
abridgecondense or shorten