GRE Word List

EMANCIPATE

set free; liberate

The meaning of the word emancipate is set free; liberate.

Random words

WordMeaning
intervenecome between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
usurylending money at illegal high rates of interest
mellifluous(of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
gulltrick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
definitivemost reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
grillquestion severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
revertrelapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
hazardousdangerous
adamanthard; inflexible
jaundicedyellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye