GRE Word List

DISSIDENT

dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.

The meaning of the word dissident is dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N..

Random words

WordMeaning
stigmatoken of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
gangrenedecay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
proscribeprohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
abominateloathe; hate
qualifiedlimited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
erudite(of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
mimicryimitation
overbearingbossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
ravelfall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
railcomplain bitterly; scold; rant; Ex. the weaker railing against injustices