GRE Word List


to make amends for

The meaning of the word expiate is to make amends for.

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superficialof, relating to, or located near a surface
condoneto regard or treat (something bad or blameworthy) as acceptable, forgivable, or harmless
willowyabounding with willows
malapropismthe usually unintentionally humorous misuse or distortion of a word or phrase
shystera person who is professionally unscrupulous especially in the practice of law or politics : pettifogger
unprecedentedhaving no precedent : novel
calamitya disastrous event marked by great loss and lasting distress and suffering
tessellatedhaving a checkered appearance
deleteto eliminate especially by blotting out, cutting out, or erasing