GRE Word List


to lower in status, esteem, quality, or character

The meaning of the word debase is to lower in status, esteem, quality, or character.

Random words

convoketo call together to a meeting
liena charge upon real or personal property for the satisfaction of some debt or duty ordinarily arising by operation of law
encipherto convert (a message) into cipher
disarraya lack of order or sequence : confusion
plethoraan ample amount or number : abundance
waftto move or go lightly on or as if on a buoyant medium
dwindleto become steadily less : shrink
pretexta purpose or motive alleged or an appearance assumed in order to cloak the real intention or state of affairs
amokan episode of sudden mass assault against people or objects usually by a single individual following a period of brooding that has traditionally been regarded as occurring especially in Malaysian culture but is now increasingly viewed as psychopathological behavior occurring worldwide in numerous countries and cultures