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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slinkto go or move stealthily or furtively (as in fear or shame) : steal
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thralla state of servitude or submission
uxoriousexcessively fond of or submissive to a wife
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resplendentshining brilliantly : characterized by a glowing splendor
mustyimpaired by damp or mildew : moldy
reverentexpressing or characterized by reverence : worshipful
forthrightfree from ambiguity or evasiveness : going straight to the point