GRE Word List

DESECRATE

to violate the sanctity of : profane

The meaning of the word desecrate is to violate the sanctity of : profane.

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WordMeaning
procrastinateto put off intentionally and habitually
drabslattern
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droopto hang or incline downward
floutto treat with contemptuous disregard : scorn
cohortscompanion
eccentricdeviating from conventional or accepted usage or conduct especially in odd or whimsical ways
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dishonorlack or loss of honor or reputation
hubrisexaggerated pride or self-confidence