GRE Word List


an authoritative command

The meaning of the word mandate is an authoritative command.

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kleptomaniaca person evidencing kleptomania
befuddleto muddle or stupefy with or as if with drink
catalysta substance that enables a chemical reaction to proceed at a usually faster rate or under different conditions (as at a lower temperature) than otherwise possible
despondentfeeling or showing extreme discouragement, dejection, or depression
mergerthe absorption of an estate, a contract, or an interest in another, of a minor offense in a greater, or of a cause of action into a judgment
sequesterto set apart : segregate
atypicalnot typical : irregular
dabbleto work or involve oneself superficially or intermittently especially in a secondary activity or interest
asceticpracticing strict self-denial as a measure of personal and especially spiritual discipline
decorumliterary and dramatic propriety : fitness