GRE Word List


to soothe or mollify especially by concessions : appease

The meaning of the word placate is to soothe or mollify especially by concessions : appease.

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touchingcapable of arousing emotions of tenderness or compassion
galvanizeto subject to the action of an electric current especially for the purpose of stimulating physiologically
replenishto fill or build up again
shystera person who is professionally unscrupulous especially in the practice of law or politics : pettifogger
conglomerationthe act of conglomerating : the state of being conglomerated
delusionsomething that is falsely or delusively believed or propagated
elixira substance held capable of changing base metals into gold
malingererto pretend or exaggerate incapacity or illness (as to avoid duty or work)
penurya cramping and oppressive lack of resources (such as money)
representationalone that represents: such as