GRE Word List

DEMISE

death

The meaning of the word demise is death.

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WordMeaning
dynamicenergetic; vigorously active
ingrateungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
vapidlacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
proliferategrow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
conventionalordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
refectorydining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
balefulevil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
pithcore or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
chancellorlegal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
jubilationrejoicing; great joy