GRE Word List

DISABUSE

correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief

The meaning of the word disabuse is correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief.

Random words

WordMeaning
slickmake smooth or glossy; N: smooth surface; Ex. oil slick; ADJ: smooth; glossy; deftly executed; adroit; glib
relegateput into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
figmentinvention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
whinecomplain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
eccentricityoddity; idiosyncrasy
rigorseverity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
alienatemake unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
inferdeduce; conclude; N. inference
corpulentvery fat; N. corpulence
abstinencerestraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote