GRE Word List


to draw together or cause to converge : consolidate

The meaning of the word reduce is to draw together or cause to converge : consolidate.

Random words

misconductmismanagement especially of governmental or military responsibilities
citadela fortress that commands (see command
vultureany of various large birds (families Accipitridae and Cathartidae) that are related to the hawks, eagles, and falcons but have weaker claws and the head usually naked and that subsist chiefly or entirely on carrion
humblenot proud or haughty : not arrogant or assertive
jollitythe quality or state of being jolly : merriment
ablutionthe washing of one's body or part of it (as in a religious rite)
contextthe parts of a discourse that surround a word or passage and can throw light on its meaning
refulgenta radiant or resplendent quality or state : brilliance
quintessencethe fifth and highest element in ancient and medieval philosophy that permeates all nature and is the substance composing the celestial bodies
jeopardizeto expose to danger or risk : imperil