GRE Word List


young woman making formal entrance into society

The meaning of the word debutante is young woman making formal entrance into society.

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nadirlowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
depreciatelessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
perversioncorruption; turning from right to wrong
kneadmix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
incredulitytendency to disbelief
amoralnonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
touchingcausing a feeling of pity or sympathy; pathetic; V. touch: cause to feel pity or sympathy; ADJ. touched
meritdeserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
irreverencelack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
marginalof a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability