GRE Word List

EUTHANASIA

mercy killing

The meaning of the word euthanasia is mercy killing.

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WordMeaning
dissimulatepretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
undulatingmoving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
salubrioushealthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
negligibleso small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
gambolromp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
preceptpractical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
escapadeprank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
yenstrong desire; longing; urge; Ex. yen for travel
blightplant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
sinewy(of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone