GRE Word List

RETALIATE

to return like for like

The meaning of the word retaliate is to return like for like.

Random words

WordMeaning
mortara sturdy vessel in which material is pounded or rubbed with a pestle
abutto border on : to touch along an edge
confidantone to whom secrets are entrusted
retaliateto return like for like
corrodeto eat away by degrees as if by gnawing
dilapidateddecayed, deteriorated, or fallen into partial ruin especially through neglect or misuse
fatuouscomplacently or inanely foolish : silly
snuffleto snuff or sniff usually audibly and repeatedly
arborealof, relating to, or resembling a tree
projectilea body projected by external force and continuing in motion by its own inertia