GRE Word List

EXASPERATE

vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)

The meaning of the word exasperate is vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience).

Random words

WordMeaning
hallowedblessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
commiseratefeel or express pity or sympathy for
wardadministrative division of a city; division in a hospital or prison; incompetent person placed under the protection of a guardian; V: guard; ward off: avert
eulogyexpression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death; V. eulogize
quotidiandaily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
fraudulentcheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
tenureholding of an office or real estate; time during which such an office is held
contextwritings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
rivuletsmall stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
loftroom or space under the roof; attic