GRE Word List

SUPPRESS

put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth

The meaning of the word suppress is put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth.

Random words

WordMeaning
maverickrebel; nonconformist (in a group)
receptivequick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
petulanttouchy; peevish; ill-tempered
pugilistboxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
elatedfilled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
stoicstoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
friskmove about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
prosperbecome successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
vyingcontending; CF. vie
haltinghesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop