GRE Word List


to gain or regain the favor or goodwill of : appease

The meaning of the word propitiate is to gain or regain the favor or goodwill of : appease.

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impetusa driving force : impulse
protocolan original draft, minute, or record of a document or transaction
cynicalhaving or showing the attitude or temper of a cynic: such as
intransigencethe quality or state of being intransigent
neophytea new convert : proselyte
malapropismthe usually unintentionally humorous misuse or distortion of a word or phrase
permissivegranted on sufferance : tolerated
juntaa council or committee for political or governmental purposes
profligatewildly extravagant
benefactorsomeone or something that provides help or an advantage : one that confers a benefit