GRE Word List


clean; remove offensive parts of a book

The meaning of the word expurgate is clean; remove offensive parts of a book.

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benefactorgift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
proximitynearness; ADJ. proximate
jocularsaid or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
debrisrubble; wreckage; scattered remains of something broken or destroyed
quislingtraitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
exemptnot subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
permeablethat can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
celerityspeed; rapidity
transcendentexceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
benevolentgenerous; charitable; having a wish to do good