GRE Word List


organization for a special purpose; V: establish

The meaning of the word institute is organization for a special purpose; V: establish.

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outmodedno longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
inveighdenounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
suavityurbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
buttresssupport; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
platonicpurely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
comprehendinclude; understand
congruencecorrespondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
illusionmisleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
jaundicemedical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
pathologicalpertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease