GRE Word List

EXORCISE

drive out evil spirits

The meaning of the word exorcise is drive out evil spirits.

Random words

WordMeaning
distinctclearly different; clearly noticed
uninhibitedunrepressed; free in behavior and feelings
attributeessential quality; V: ascribe; explain
retributiondeserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
gaffesocial blunder
tantamountequivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
afterlifelife after death; later part of one's life
lowmoo; make the sound of a cow
subsistenceexistence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
chroniclereport; record (in chronological order)