GRE Word List

ESPOUSE

adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal

The meaning of the word espouse is adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal.

Random words

WordMeaning
assuagemak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
ragscrap of cloth; ADJ. ragged: old and torn; seeming unfinished and imperfect; Ex. ragged debut/performance
ameliorateimprove
humiddamp; N. humidity
wearytired after long work; V.
vacillatewaver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
finessedelicate skill; V: handle with finesse
valorbravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave
basecontemptible; morally bad; inferior in value or quality; Ex. base motives/conduct; Ex. base metal such as iron
morguemortuary; place where bodies are kept before burial or cremation