GRE Word List


emancipate; free from slavery or bondage

The meaning of the word manumit is emancipate; free from slavery or bondage.

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vicarparish priest; representative
argotslang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
emendcorrect (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
philistinenarrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
ductilemalleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
loiterhang about/around; stand idly about; linger
responsivenessstate of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
depletereduce; exhaust
quenchassuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
adjurationsolemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly