GRE Word List


repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)

The meaning of the word rescind is repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement).

Random words

retroactivetaking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
ethereallike a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
unsightlyugly; unpleasant to look at
exposepublic revelation of something discreditable
integrityhonesty; uprightness; wholeness; state of being whole and undivided; completeness
vertigosevere dizziness; giddiness
abetassist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
scrimmagedisorderly fight between two or more people
slackenslow up; loosen; make or become slack
typhoontropical hurricane or cyclone