GRE Word List


to advise (a person) against something

The meaning of the word dissuade is to advise (a person) against something.

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introspectivecharacterized by examination of one's own thoughts and feelings : thoughtfully reflective : employing, marked by, or tending to introspection
monograma sign of identity usually formed of the combined initials of a name
odiumthe state or fact of being subjected to hatred and contempt as a result of a despicable act or blameworthy circumstance
plastera medicated or protective dressing that consists of a film (as of cloth or plastic) spread with a usually medicated substance
enraptureto fill with delight
probityadherence to the highest principles and ideals : uprightness
amphibianan amphibious organism
flamboyantmarked by or given to strikingly elaborate or colorful display or behavior
repositorya place, room, or container where something is deposited or stored : depository
enjointo direct or impose by authoritative order or with urgent admonition