GRE Word List

MEDIATE

settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire

The meaning of the word mediate is settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire.

Random words

WordMeaning
rapturegreat joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
ethereallike a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
arcadea covered passageway usually lined with shops
reconnaissancesurvey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
rantspeak violently or excitedly; rave; talk excitedly showing anger; scold; make a grandiloquent speech; Ex. The priest ranted about the devil.
opaquedark; not transparent; N. opacity
elusiveevasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
extortwring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
troughlong narrow container for feeding farm animals; lowest point (of a wave, business cycle, etc.); long narrow depression as between waves
remnantremainder