GRE Word List

RELENT

become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe

The meaning of the word relent is become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe.

Random words

WordMeaning
erudite(of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
factiousinclined to form factions; causing dissension
warrantjustification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
odiumdetestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
veracious(of a person) truthful
imbuesaturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
complaisanttrying to please; obliging; willing to please others
functionalmade for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
ineptunsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
degradationhumiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank