GRE Word List


to give support or relief to

The meaning of the word sustain is to give support or relief to.

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subsideto sink or fall to the bottom : settle
abaseto lower in rank, office, prestige, or esteem
pragmaticrelating to matters of fact or practical affairs often to the exclusion of intellectual or artistic matters : practical as opposed to idealistic
gauntexcessively thin and angular
pass_offpresent falsely; represent falsely to be
communetalk over
scoffan expression of scorn, derision, or contempt : gibe
mischiefa specific injury or damage attributed to a particular agent
disburseto pay out : expend especially from a fund
trappingsoutward signs