GRE Word List


to supply or brighten with light

The meaning of the word illuminate is to supply or brighten with light.

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abstainto choose not to do or have something : to refrain deliberately and often with an effort of self-denial from an action or practice
ceremoniousdevoted to forms and ceremony
pertinenthaving a clear decisive relevance to the matter in hand
penumbraa space of partial illumination (as in an eclipse) between the perfect shadow on all sides and the full light
incubateto sit on (eggs) so as to hatch by the warmth of the body
politypolitical organization
sojourna temporary stay
recidivisma tendency to relapse into a previous condition or mode of behavior
dislodgeto drive from a position of hiding, defense, or advantage