GRE Word List


to lower in character, status, or reputation

The meaning of the word demean is to lower in character, status, or reputation.

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insularitycharacteristic of an isolated people
unctuoushaving, revealing, or marked by a smug, ingratiating, and false earnestness or spirituality
betokento typify beforehand : presage
confoundto throw (a person) into confusion or perplexity
unwittingnot knowing : unaware
babbleto talk enthusiastically or excessively
testatora person who dies leaving a will or testament in force
mesmerizeto subject to mesmerism
carnagethe flesh of slain animals or humans
reconnaissancea preliminary survey to gain information