GRE Word List

REPEL

drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion

The meaning of the word repel is drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion.

Random words

WordMeaning
convictionjudgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
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metaphorimplied comparison; CF. simile
multilingualhaving many languages; fluent in several languages
facultymental or bodily powers; teaching staff
depositiontestimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
derideridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
trenchantcutting; incisive; keen
disparitydifference; condition of inequality; OP. parity