GRE Word List

OBVIATE

make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need

The meaning of the word obviate is make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need.

Random words

WordMeaning
pecuniarypertaining to money
usurpseize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
amphibianable to live both on land and in water; N.
prerogativeprivilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
gambitopening in chess in which a piece is sacrificed; action made to produce a future advantage
unbridledviolent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
diffidenceshyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
auxiliaryoffering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
terminationend; V. terminate
tippledrink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink