GRE Word List
The meaning of the word mortify is humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die.
|germ||earliest form of an organism; seed or bud; something that may develop into something larger or more important; microbe|
|sullen||silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy|
|damn||condemn; criticize severely; condemn to everlasting punishment; doom; bring to ruin; N. damnation|
|atypical||not normal; not typical|
|arduous||hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work|
|jubilation||rejoicing; great joy|