GRE Word List


devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms

The meaning of the word ravage is devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms.

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duressforcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
afflictionstate of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
gorybloody; N. gore: blood (from a wound)
hypochondriacperson unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
leoninelike a lion
dispiritedlacking in spirit
rigorseverity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
sonnet14-line poetic verse form with a fixed rhyme pattern
stammerspeak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
defrayprovide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay