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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larcenythe unlawful taking of personal property with intent to deprive the rightful owner of it permanently
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
inertlacking the power to move
defunctno longer living, existing, or functioning
bedizento dress or adorn gaudily
hoarda supply or fund stored up and often hidden away
imputeto lay the responsibility or blame for (something) often falsely or unjustly
parsimonythe quality of being careful with money or resources : thrift
cartographerone that makes maps
suffragistone who advocates extension of suffrage especially to women