GRE Word List

CONFISCATE

seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer

The meaning of the word confiscate is seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer.

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depredationplundering; destruction
mandatoryobligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
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antipathyaversion; dislike or opposition
forthcominghappening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
intellecthigher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
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