GRE Word List


blacken; defame

The meaning of the word denigrate is blacken; defame.

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bereavementstate of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
disseminatedistribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
ingraineddeeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
siftput through a sieve to separate fine from coarse particles; sort or examine carefully
congealfreeze; coagulate
expedientsuitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
betokensignify; indicate; be a sign of
facultymental or bodily powers; teaching staff
prophylacticused to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
tiradelong angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation