GRE Word List

CORROSIVE

eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce

The meaning of the word corrosive is eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce.

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WordMeaning
sovereigntycomplete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
pillorypunish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
dulcetsweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
validatemake valid; confirm; ratify
abnegationrenunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
fuss:trouble or worry over trifles; make nervous; pay too much attention to; N: needless concern or worry (about a trivial thing); anxious nervous condition; display of attention; Ex. make a fuss over the baby
malignspeak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
embarkcommence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
heinousatrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
ludicrouslaughable; ridiculous; trifling