GRE Word List

DEPUTIZE

work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away

The meaning of the word deputize is work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away.

Random words

WordMeaning
badinageteasing conversation; banter; joking talk
shrivelmake or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
restiveimpatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
disavowaldenial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
lookoutact of keeping watch; high place commanding a wide view; person who keeps watch
candorfrankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
extrapolationprojection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
fruitfulproducing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
dodderingshaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
downcastdisheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward