GRE Word List


slow down

The meaning of the word decelerate is slow down.

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sleighlarge vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
fumblemove the fingers and hands awkwardly (in search of something); mishandle or drop a ball that is in play; bungle; botch; spoil by mishandling; N.
crossbreedhybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
primalfirst in rank or importance; being first in time; original; Ex. man's primal innocence
consternationgreat shock; dismay
warrantedjustified; authorized
luminarycelebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
centrifugemachine that separates substances by whirling them
barterertrader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
prodigalwasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality