GRE Word List

CORRODE

destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)

The meaning of the word corrode is destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period).

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WordMeaning
swelter(of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
gallowsframework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
unilateralone-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
imperiousdomineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
auditexamination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
undermineweaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
discreditdefame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
legislaturelegislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
stratifieddivided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
analgesiccausing insensitivity to pain; N.