GRE Word List

STULTIFY

make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression

The meaning of the word stultify is make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression.

Random words

WordMeaning
waivegive up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
tendentiouspromoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
predisposegive an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
epitomeperfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
nocturnaldone or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
repercussionrebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
peregrinationjourney; V. peregrinate
outgoingsociable; eager to mix socially with others
tremuloustrembling; wavering
hypochondriacperson unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen