GRE Word List

MUTE

silent; without speech; not pronounced; unable to speak; N: one who is incapable of speech; V: soften the sound, color, shade of

The meaning of the word mute is silent; without speech; not pronounced; unable to speak; N: one who is incapable of speech; V: soften the sound, color, shade of.

Random words

WordMeaning
cynicalskeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
natalconnected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
cohesiontendency to keep together
condoneoverlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
statichaving no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
abolishcancel; put an end to
compartmentone of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
entityreal being
incinerateburn to ashes
pathostender sorrow; pity; quality in art or literature that produces these feelings; Ex. pathos that runs through the novel