GRE Word List

HARASS

annoy by repeated attacks

The meaning of the word harass is annoy by repeated attacks.

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WordMeaning
debasedegrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
amplifyincrease in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
asymmetricnot identical on both sides of a dividing central line
genuflectbend the knee as in worship
devolvedeputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
scintillatrace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
tantalizetease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
disquisitionformal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
versatilehaving many talents; capable of working in many fields; having many uses or functions; N. versatility
thriveprosper; flourish