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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soarto fly aloft or about
cantankerousdifficult or irritating to deal with
composta mixture that consists largely of decayed organic matter and is used for fertilizing and conditioning land
unrulynot readily ruled, disciplined, or managed
humidcontaining or characterized by perceptible moisture especially to the point of being oppressive
stipenda fixed sum of money paid periodically for services or to defray expenses
sovereignone possessing or held to possess supreme political power or sovereignty
hypnosisa trancelike state that resembles sleep but is induced by a person whose suggestions are readily accepted by the subject
charydiscreetly cautious: such as
paupera person destitute of means except such as are derived from charity