GRE Word List


express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory

The meaning of the word deprecate is express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory.

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significantexpressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
tortuouswinding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
brackishsomewhat saline
chastendiscipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
orientationact of finding oneself in society; orienting
polemicattack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
rabidof or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
opprobriuminfamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
whittlepare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
poulticesoothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body