GRE Word List


to revoke (a command) by a contrary order

The meaning of the word countermand is to revoke (a command) by a contrary order.

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attenuateto lessen the amount, force, magnitude, or value of : weaken
prodto thrust a pointed instrument into : prick
churlishof, resembling, or characteristic of a churl : vulgar
ecologista branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their environments
unassailablenot assailable : not liable to doubt, attack, or question
championshipdesignation as champion
impendingoccurring or likely to occur soon : upcoming
polarof or relating to a geographic pole or the region around it
shadecomparative darkness or obscurity owing to interception of the rays of light
jabto pierce or prod (someone or something) with or as if with a pointed object