GRE Word List


to release from slavery

The meaning of the word manumit is to release from slavery.

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spoonerisma transposition of usually initial sounds of two or more words (as in tons of soil for sons of toil)
kernelthe inner softer part of a seed, fruit stone, or nut
hurtleto move rapidly or forcefully
herda typically large group of animals of one kind kept together under human control
demographicthe statistical characteristics of human populations (such as age or income) used especially to identify markets
concurrentoperating or occurring at the same time
ventureto proceed especially in the face of danger
impudencethe quality or state of being impudent
sovereigntysupreme power especially over a body politic