GRE Word List


serving or tending to drive away or ward off

The meaning of the word repellent is serving or tending to drive away or ward off.

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animatedendowed with life or the qualities of life : alive
pervertto cause to turn aside or away from what is good or true or morally right : corrupt
hallucinationa sensory perception (such as a visual image or a sound) that occurs in the absence of an actual external stimulus and usually arises from neurological disturbance (such as that associated with delirium tremens, schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, or narcolepsy) or in response to drugs (such as LSD or phencyclidine)
overbearingtending to overwhelm : overpowering
altruisticrelating to or given to altruism:
palatethe roof of the mouth separating the mouth from the nasal cavity see hard palate
tributesomething given or contributed voluntarily as due or deserved
lopsidedleaning to one side
doctrinairestubbornly or excessively devoted to a doctrine or theory without regard to practical considerations
complementaryserving to fill out or complete