GRE Word List


imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall

The meaning of the word immure is imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall.

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parecut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
objectivenot influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
eclipsedarken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
minionservile dependent; obsequious follower
charismadivine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
dictumauthoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
diminutionlessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
furorfrenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
extenuateweaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)