GRE Word List


besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset

The meaning of the word beleaguer is besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset.

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acquittaldeliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
constraintrestraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
convictionjudgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
claustrophobiafear of being locked in
vassalin feudalism, one who held land of a superior lord; subordinate or dependent
ficklechangeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
violatebreak (a law); defile; desecrate; assault sexually; Ex. violate graves
liabilitydrawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
invidiousdesigned to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison