GRE Word List


to criticize sharply : reprimand

The meaning of the word rebuke is to criticize sharply : reprimand.

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stem_fromarise from; originate from
felicitousvery well suited or expressed : apt
pyromaniaca person who has an uncontrollable impulse to start fires : a person affected by pyromania
vitreousresembling glass (as in color, composition, brittleness, or luster) : glassy
riddlea mystifying, misleading, or puzzling question posed as a problem to be solved or guessed : conundrum
emasculateto deprive of strength, vigor, or spirit : weaken
aggregateformed by the collection of units or particles into a body, mass, or amount : collective
portendto give an omen or anticipatory sign of
pathologicalof or relating to pathology