GRE Word List

INSTITUTIONALIZE

make into an institution; put or confine in an institution

The meaning of the word institutionalize is make into an institution; put or confine in an institution.

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WordMeaning
tingegive a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
fussyfastidious; finicky; easily upset
retrogradego backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
pestletool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
blackballvote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
pensivedreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
facadefront or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
timiditylack of self-confidence or courage
almsmoney or goods given to the poor
cresttop (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird