GRE Word List

DISCRIMINATE

distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference

The meaning of the word discriminate is distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference.

Random words

WordMeaning
bastionstronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
impedimenthindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
officiousmeddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
enthrallcapture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
fluxflowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
overseewatch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
drosswaste matter; worthless impurities
plasterpaste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
itineraryplan of a trip; record of a trip
turbid(of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick