GRE Word List

REDUCE

diminish; bring to a weaker or more difficult condition; demote; lower in rank; separate into components by analysis; Ex. reduced to the ranks; Ex. reduce the house to rubble; N. reduction

The meaning of the word reduce is diminish; bring to a weaker or more difficult condition; demote; lower in rank; separate into components by analysis; Ex. reduced to the ranks; Ex. reduce the house to rubble; N. reduction.

Random words

WordMeaning
verbosewordy; N. verbosity
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acousticsscience of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
exoticnot native; from another part of the world; strange; intriguingly unusual; Ex. exotic flower/dress
quaffdrink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment); ²ά²©²ά²© ΈΆ½Γ΄Ω; CF. sip
truculenceaggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
wigglewriggle; move from side to side with irregular twisting motions
vantageposition giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
vehementforceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
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