GRE Word List


to stop the respiration of (as by strangling or asphyxiation)

The meaning of the word suffocate is to stop the respiration of (as by strangling or asphyxiation).

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satyra sylvan deity in Greek mythology having certain characteristics of a horse or goat and fond of Dionysian revelry
miragean optical (see optical
solsticeeither of the two points on the ecliptic at which its distance from the celestial equator is greatest and which is reached by the sun each year about June 21 and December 21
mirewet spongy earth (as of a bog or marsh)
conciliatoryintended to gain goodwill or favor or to reduce hostility : tending or intended to conciliate
featurethe structure, form, or appearance especially of a person
slanderto utter slander against : defame
wangleto resort to trickery or devious methods
emendto correct usually by textual alterations