GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
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The meaning of the word chasten is discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate.
|nurse||suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone|
|obstetrician||physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife|
|sundry||miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items|
|forego||give up; do without|
|finery||beautiful clothes for a special occasion|
|unaccountable||unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious|
|malevolent||wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence|
|eccentric||irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric|
|paroxysm||fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst|