GRE Word List

QUASH

crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court

The meaning of the word quash is crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court.

Random words

WordMeaning
foregogive up; do without
chaseornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
holocaustdestruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
reciprocalmutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
flailbeat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
posthumousafter death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
filchsteal (things of small value)
evenhandedimpartial; fair
acclaimapplaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
consignsend to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee