GRE Word List


to deprive of strength, vigor, or spirit : weaken

The meaning of the word emasculate is to deprive of strength, vigor, or spirit : weaken.

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embezzlementto appropriate (something, such as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
obeliskan upright 4-sided usually monolithic pillar that gradually tapers as it rises and terminates in a pyramid
sleightdeceitful craftiness
crotchetygiven to crotchets (see crotchet
psychosomaticof, relating to, concerned with, or involving both mind and body
isotopeany of two or more species of atoms of a chemical element with the same atomic number and nearly identical chemical behavior but with differing atomic mass or mass number and different physical properties
aphasialoss or impairment of the power to use or comprehend words usually resulting from brain damage (as from a stroke, head injury, or infection)
brazenmade of brass
tenurethe act, right, manner, or term of holding something (such as a landed property, a position, or an office)
embossto raise the surface of into bosses