GRE Word List

RATIONALIZE

to bring into accord with reason or cause something to seem reasonable: such as

The meaning of the word rationalize is to bring into accord with reason or cause something to seem reasonable: such as.

Random words

WordMeaning
proclivityan inclination or predisposition toward something
apocryphalof doubtful authenticity : spurious
imperiousmarked by arrogant assurance : domineering
eclipsethe total or partial obscuring of one celestial body by another
beneficentdoing or producing good
sanctimonioushypocritically pious or devout
frescothe art of painting on freshly spread moist lime plaster with water-based pigments
cornucopiaa curved, hollow goat's horn or similarly shaped receptacle (such as a horn-shaped basket) that is overflowing especially with fruit and vegetables (such as gourds, ears of corn, apples, and grapes) and that is used as a decorative motif emblematic of abundance
titlethe distinguishing name of a written, printed, or filmed production
protegeone who is protected or trained or whose career is furthered by a person of experience, prominence, or influence