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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cornicethe molded and projecting horizontal member that crowns an architectural composition see column illustration
impertinentgiven to or characterized by insolent rudeness
recriminationa retaliatory accusation
authoritativehaving, marked by, or proceeding from authority
waketo be or remain awake
sullyto make soiled or tarnished : defile
fawningseeking or used to seek approval or favor by means of flattery
depictto represent by or as if by a picture
languorweakness or weariness of body or mind