GRE Word List

PERPETUATE

make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity

The meaning of the word perpetuate is make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity.

Random words

WordMeaning
plebeiancommon; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
flauntdisplay ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''
vintnerwine merchant; winemaker; seller of wine
perniciousvery harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
anchorsecure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; N. anchorage
madrigalpastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
cumbersomeheavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
banalhackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; cliched
antlerbony growth on the head of a deer
assayanalyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)