GRE Word List

BENIGN

of a mild type or character that does not threaten health or life

The meaning of the word benign is of a mild type or character that does not threaten health or life.

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WordMeaning
devoteean ardent follower, supporter, or enthusiast (as of a religion, art form, or sport)
capillaryresembling a hair especially in slender elongated form
ordinationthe act or an instance of ordaining : the state of being ordained
shystera person who is professionally unscrupulous especially in the practice of law or politics : pettifogger
crestfallenhaving a drooping crest or hanging head
viseany of various tools with two jaws for holding work that close usually by a screw, lever, or cam
pillagethe act of looting or plundering especially in war
courtthe residence or establishment of a sovereign or similar dignitary
swathea band used in swathing
impassableincapable of being passed, traveled, crossed, or surmounted