GRE Word List


a person promoting human welfare and social reform : philanthropist

The meaning of the word humanitarian is a person promoting human welfare and social reform : philanthropist.

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scuttlea shallow open basket for carrying something (such as grain or garden produce)
curmudgeona crusty, ill-tempered, and usually old man
pandemicoccurring over a wide geographic area (such as multiple countries or continents) and typically affecting a significant proportion of the population
cuisinemanner of preparing food : style of cooking
garbledmade unclear or confusing : distorted or mixed up
clemencydisposition to be merciful and especially to moderate the severity of punishment due
diatribea bitter and abusive speech or piece of writing
negateto deny the existence or truth of
doctrinea principle or position or the body of principles in a branch of knowledge or system of belief : dogma
politypolitical organization