GRE Word List

COMMEMORATE

honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war

The meaning of the word commemorate is honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war.

Random words

WordMeaning
rabidof or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
diversediffering in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
kindlestart a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
culpabledeserving blame; blameworthy
proneinclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
grandioseaffectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
moltenmelted; Ex. molten lava
eugenicpertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
bogsoft wet land; V: hinder or be hindered; Ex. bogged down in the mud
decorumpropriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct