GRE Word List


persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion

The meaning of the word dissuade is persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion.

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regicidemurder of a king or queen
requitemake return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
parlancelanguage; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
resortturn to for help; Ex. resort to violence; N.
floeflat mass of floating ice
metaphysicalpertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
corporealbodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
solecismnonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
transmutetransform; change; convert to something different
complianceconformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply