GRE Word List

SUSTAIN

suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners

The meaning of the word sustain is suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners.

Random words

WordMeaning
slothslow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
salvagerescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
foresightability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
desperadoreckless, desperate outlaw
vindicateclear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
blushbecome red in the face (from embarrassment or shame); become red or rosy; N.
veracious(of a person) truthful
asepticpreventing infection; having a cleansing effect
psychesoul; mind
masochistperson who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism