GRE Word List


making soft or supple

The meaning of the word emollient is making soft or supple.

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unexceptionablenot open to objection or criticism : beyond reproach : unimpeachable
rambleto move aimlessly from place to place
festiveof, relating to, or suitable for a feast or festival
psychosomaticof, relating to, concerned with, or involving both mind and body
introverta person whose personality is characterized by introversion : a typically reserved or quiet person who tends to be introspective and enjoys spending time alone
caulkto stop up and make tight against leakage (something, such as a boat or its seams, the cracks in a window frame, or the joints of a pipe)
agnostica person who holds the view that any ultimate reality (such as God) is unknown and probably unknowable
defileto make unclean or impure: such as
subsidya grant or gift of money: such as