GRE Word List


cancel; revoke (an order)

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

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recreantdisloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
meretriciousflashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
reciterepeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
proselytize(induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
wry(esp. of an expression of the face) twisted; with a humorous twist (expressing displeasure)
outspokencandid; blunt
submergeplace under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
rostrumraised platform for speech-making; pulpit
precinctdivision of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college