GRE Word List


to subject to severe and vexing embarrassment : shame

The meaning of the word mortify is to subject to severe and vexing embarrassment : shame.

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functionaryone who serves in a certain function
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worldlyof, relating to, or devoted to this world and its pursuits rather than to religion or spiritual affairs
sensitizationthe action or process of sensitizing
meekenduring injury with patience and without resentment : mild
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atrocitya shockingly bad or atrocious act, object, or situation