GRE Word List


making soft or supple

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

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decapitateto cut off the head of : behead
arrhythmiclacking rhythm or regularity
prognosisthe prospect of recovery as anticipated from the usual course of disease or peculiarities of the case
rusea wily subterfuge
simianof, relating to, or resembling monkeys or apes
promontorya high point of land or rock projecting into a body of water
emancipateto free from restraint, control, or the power of another
dolorouscausing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief
legerdemainsleight of hand
disabuseto free from error, misconception, or fallacy (see fallacy