GRE Word List


restore to good condition; renew

The meaning of the word renovate is restore to good condition; renew.

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turbid(of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
anguishacute pain; extreme suffering
eclipticpath of the sun and the planets
adaptmake or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
occidentthe West
treadwalk; trample; N: grooved face of a tire; horizontal part of a step
torrid(of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
palmconceal in the palm of the hand; palm off: pass off; Ex. palm off some bad oranges onto the lady/the painting as a real Renoir
impetuousviolent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
propensitynatural inclination