GRE Word List

POLEMIC

an aggressive attack on or refutation of the opinions or principles of another

The meaning of the word polemic is an aggressive attack on or refutation of the opinions or principles of another.

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WordMeaning
taperto become progressively smaller toward one end
implementa device used in the performance of a task : tool
begrudgeto give or concede reluctantly or with displeasure
infestto spread or swarm in or over in a troublesome manner
maverickan unbranded range animal
cunningdexterous or crafty in the use of special resources (such as skill or knowledge) or in attaining an end
depositiona testifying especially before a court
dialecticalof, relating to, or in accordance with dialectic
clangora resounding clang or medley of clangs
propitiateto gain or regain the favor or goodwill of : appease