GRE Word List

DISSIPATE

squander; waste foolishly; scatter

The meaning of the word dissipate is squander; waste foolishly; scatter.

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WordMeaning
rostrumraised platform for speech-making; pulpit
blushbecome red in the face (from embarrassment or shame); become red or rosy; N.
degeneratebecome worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
demisedeath
queerstrange; eccentric; deviating from the normal
mutablilityability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
galleonlarge three-masted sailing ship
promiscuousmixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
deviateturn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
corrosiveeating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce