GRE Word List


to give up, refuse, or resign usually by formal declaration

The meaning of the word renounce is to give up, refuse, or resign usually by formal declaration.

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retainto keep in possession or use
attributea quality, character, or characteristic ascribed to someone or something
onomatopoeiathe naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it (such as buzz, hiss)
stricturean abnormal narrowing of a bodily passage
statutoryof or relating to statutes
connubialof or relating to the married state : conjugal
fissurea narrow opening or crack of considerable length and depth usually occurring from some breaking or parting
potpourria mixture of flowers, herbs, and spices that is usually kept in a jar and used for scent
venisonthe edible flesh of a game animal and especially a deer
reminiscenceapprehension of a Platonic idea as if it had been known in a previous existence