GRE Word List


to deprive (a male animal or person) of the testes

The meaning of the word castrate is to deprive (a male animal or person) of the testes.

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covertnot openly shown, engaged in, or avowed : veiled
quintessencethe fifth and highest element in ancient and medieval philosophy that permeates all nature and is the substance composing the celestial bodies
abrasivecausing damage, wear, or removal of surface material by grinding or rubbing : tending to abrade
discernibleable to be perceived by a sense (such as sight or smell) or by the mind : capable of being discerned
tentativenot fully worked out or developed
cuethe letter q
intrepidcharacterized by resolute fearlessness, fortitude, and endurance
subsidiaryfurnishing aid or support : auxiliary
discrepancythe quality or state of disagreeing or being at variance
grudgeto be unwilling to give or admit : give or allow reluctantly or resentfully