GRE Word List


to lose strength or effectiveness

The meaning of the word pall is to lose strength or effectiveness.

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quintessencethe fifth and highest element in ancient and medieval philosophy that permeates all nature and is the substance composing the celestial bodies
gratuitousnot called for by the circumstances : not necessary, appropriate, or justified : unwarranted
irretrievablenot retrievable : impossible to regain or recover
reiterateto state or do over again or repeatedly sometimes with wearying effect
clangora resounding clang or medley of clangs
shimmerto shine with a soft tremulous or fitful light : glimmer
annulto declare or make legally invalid or void
bombardmenta late medieval cannon used to hurl large stones
abstemiousmarked by restraint especially in the eating of food or drinking of alcohol