GRE Word List


to set right : remedy

The meaning of the word redress is to set right : remedy.

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limpto walk lamely
accommodateto provide with something desired, needed, or suited
phariseea member of a Jewish sect of the intertestamental period noted for strict observance of rites and ceremonies of the written law and for insistence on the validity of their own oral traditions concerning the law
allegiancethe obligation of a feudal vassal to his liege lord
onerousinvolving, imposing, or constituting a burden : troublesome
inimicalbeing adverse often by reason of hostility or malevolence
poulticea soft usually heated and sometimes medicated mass spread on cloth and applied to sores or other lesions
touchymarked by readiness to take offense on slight provocation
swindlerto obtain money or property by fraud or deceit
resourcefulable to meet situations : capable of devising ways and means