GRE Word List


weaken; take away energy from

The meaning of the word enervate is weaken; take away energy from.

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temperamentcharacteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
emissaryagent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
deputizework or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
solitudestate of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
halfheartedexhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
panaceacure-all; remedy for all diseases
chaperonolder person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
shacklechain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
pinionrestrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
flagrantconspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous