GRE Word List

MUTILATE

to cut up or alter radically so as to make imperfect

The meaning of the word mutilate is to cut up or alter radically so as to make imperfect.

Random words

WordMeaning
speechlessunable to speak : dumb
crestfallenhaving a drooping crest or hanging head
gesticulationthe act of making gestures
avertto turn away or aside (the eyes, one's gaze, etc.) in avoidance
decorousmarked by propriety and good taste : correct
fissurea narrow opening or crack of considerable length and depth usually occurring from some breaking or parting
advocacythe act or process of supporting a cause or proposal : the act or process of advocating (see advocate
intimidateto make timid or fearful : frighten
tactfulhaving or showing tact
revileto subject to verbal abuse : vituperate