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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augurydivination from auspices (see auspice
discriminateto mark or perceive the distinguishing or peculiar features of
fusilladea number of shots fired simultaneously or in rapid succession
chassisthe supporting frame of a structure (such as an automobile or television)
prelatean ecclesiastic (such as a bishop or abbot) of superior rank
waggishresembling or characteristic of a wag
convertto bring over from one belief, view, or party to another
laceto draw together the edges of by or as if by a lace passed through eyelets
straggleto wander from the direct course or way : rove
fruitfulyielding or producing fruit