GRE Word List

CONSECRATE

dedicated to a sacred purpose

The meaning of the word consecrate is dedicated to a sacred purpose.

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WordMeaning
aversiona feeling of repugnance toward something with a desire to avoid or turn from it
conveyancethe action of conveying
noncommittalgiving no clear indication of attitude or feeling
smeltany of a family (Osmeridae) of small bony fishes that closely resemble the trouts in general structure, live along coasts and ascend rivers to spawn or are landlocked, and have delicate oily flesh with a distinctive odor and taste
loquaciousfull of excessive talk : wordy
spurnto reject with disdain or contempt : scorn
referendumthe principle or practice of submitting to popular vote a measure passed on or proposed by a legislative body or by popular initiative
phoenixa legendary bird which according to one account lived 500 years, burned itself to ashes on a pyre, and rose alive from the ashes to live another period
foddersomething fed to domestic animals
quackto make the characteristic cry of a duck