GRE Word List

MITIGATE

appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity

The meaning of the word mitigate is appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity.

Random words

WordMeaning
dissonancediscord
whelpyoung animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
gleangather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
penduloushanging; suspended
entouragegroup of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
stereotypeone regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
trenchantcutting; incisive; keen
poulticesoothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
satiricalusing satire; mocking
unwieldyawkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable