GRE Word List

COUNTERMAND

cancel; revoke (an order)

The meaning of the word countermand is cancel; revoke (an order).

Random words

WordMeaning
inebriatedhabitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
pedestalsupport or base as for a pillar or statue
beatificgiving or showing bliss; blissful
promontoryheadland
exultrejoice
buffoonstupid person; clown
noveltysomething new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
germinatecause to sprout; sprout
avidgreedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
pristineunspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition