GRE Word List


to permit or cause to leave

The meaning of the word dismiss is to permit or cause to leave.

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languishto be or become feeble, weak, or enervated
lingerto be slow in parting or in quitting something : tarry
tureena deep and usually covered bowl from which foods (such as soup) are served
curmudgeona crusty, ill-tempered, and usually old man
asymmetrichaving two sides or halves that are not the same : not symmetrical
laymana person who is not a member of the clergy
vigilantea member of a volunteer committee organized to suppress and punish crime summarily (as when the processes of law are viewed as inadequate)
polemicalof, relating to, or being a polemic : controversial
presentimenta feeling that something will or is about to happen : premonition