GRE Word List

CONSOLE

lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation

The meaning of the word console is lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation.

Random words

WordMeaning
refurbishrenovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
degradationhumiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
consensusgeneral agreement; opinion reached by a group
effeminatehaving womanly traits
listlesslacking in spirit or energy; languid
misogynisthater of woman; CF. misogyny
tantrumfit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
catastrophecalamity ; disaster
stoopbend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
controvertoppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy