GRE Word List


to go or act contrary to : violate

The meaning of the word contravene is to go or act contrary to : violate.

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floutto treat with contemptuous disregard : scorn
perpetrateto bring about or carry out (something, such as a crime or deception) : commit
interdicta Roman Catholic ecclesiastical censure withdrawing most sacraments and Christian burial from a person or district
labyrintha place constructed of or full of intricate passageways and blind alleys
animatedendowed with life or the qualities of life : alive
miniaturea copy on a much reduced scale
anarchista person who rebels against any authority, established order, or ruling power
franticemotionally out of control
peripheralof, relating to, involving, or forming a periphery or surface part
syntheticrelating to or involving synthesis : not analytic