GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
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The meaning of the word compress is force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc..
|apologist||one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia|
|compulsive||resulting from compulsion|
|defoliate||destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant|
|annotate||comment; make explanatory notes|
|demean||disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave|
|imperial||like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism|
|cloister||monastery or convent|
|oblique||indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference|