GRE Word List

BELITTLE

to speak slightingly of : disparage

The meaning of the word belittle is to speak slightingly of : disparage.

Random words

WordMeaning
stockadea line of stout posts set firmly to form a defense
collectedgathered together
rhapsodizeto speak or write in a rhapsodic manner
catastrophea momentous tragic event ranging from extreme misfortune to utter overthrow or ruin
sententiousgiven to or abounding in aphoristic expression
quaffto drink (a usually alcoholic beverage) heartily or copiously
pessimisman inclination to emphasize adverse aspects, conditions, and possibilities or to expect the worst possible outcome
charlatanquack
padrea Christian clergyman
whitthe smallest part or particle imaginable : bit