GRE Word List


surrender; give up all resistance

The meaning of the word capitulate is surrender; give up all resistance.

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taxonomistspecialist in classifying (animals, etc.); CF. taxonomy: science of classification
ornithologistscientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
evasivenot frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
dupesomeone easily fooled or deceived; V: deceive
venial(of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
standstillcondition of no movement or activity; stop
rankoffensive in odor or flavor
apostateone who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
anecdoteshort story of an amusing or interesting event
stampstep on heavily (so as to crush or extinguish); put an end to; imprint or impress with a mark, design, or seal; shape with a die; characterize; Ex. machine stamping out car bodies; Ex. newspaper stamping him as a liar; N. stamping; implement used to stamp; impression stamped; mark; Ex. Her remarks bear the stamp of truth.