GRE Word List

RETALIATE

repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate

The meaning of the word retaliate is repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate.

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WordMeaning
espionagespying
aphorismpithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
emissaryagent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
eclipsedarken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
enduringlasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
glossysmooth and shining; N. gloss: shiny brightness on a surface; superficially attractive appearance; Ex. gloss of good manners
forwardpresumptuous or bold
rapturegreat joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
sustenancesustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
finishsurface texture; completeness of execution