GRE Word List

DEGRADATION

humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank

The meaning of the word degradation is humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank.

Random words

WordMeaning
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blightedsuffering from a disease; destroyed
unilateralone-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
substantialof substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
paraphernaliaequipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
converseopposite; ADJ.
fractiousunruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
precipitatehurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
magistrateofficial with power to administer the law