GRE Word List


correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement

The meaning of the word emend is correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement.

Random words

conventionalordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
husbanduse sparingly; conserve; save; Ex. husband one's energy; CF. house holder
litanysupplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
impairinjure; hurt; damage
cynosureobject of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
mirthmerriment; laughter
shambles(place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
arbitraryunreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
inasmuch_assince; owing to the fact that
invalidateweaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify