GRE Word List


something that brings disgrace

The meaning of the word opprobrium is something that brings disgrace.

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jetsamthe part of a ship, its equipment, or its cargo that is cast overboard to lighten the load in time of distress and that sinks or is washed ashore
staminathe bodily or mental capacity to sustain a prolonged stressful effort or activity : endurance
discursivemoving from topic to topic without order : rambling
pestlea usually club-shaped implement for pounding or grinding substances in a mortar see mortar illustration
retractto draw back or in
debilitateto impair the strength of : enfeeble
convulsionan abnormal violent and involuntary contraction or series of contractions of the muscles
vitreousresembling glass (as in color, composition, brittleness, or luster) : glassy
bateto reduce the force or intensity of : restrain
covetousmarked by inordinate desire for wealth or possessions or for another's possessions