GRE Word List

ILLUMINATE

brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks

The meaning of the word illuminate is brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks.

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WordMeaning
provisionact of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
equineresembling a horse; Ex. equine face
noncommittalneutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
natationswimming
appeasepacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
entranceput under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
galvanicof the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
scufflestruggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
tortuouswinding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
implicitunderstood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust