GRE Word List

SUSTAIN

to give support or relief to

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

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WordMeaning
suppressto put down by authority or force : subdue
disinterto take out of the grave or tomb
hypocriticalcharacterized by behavior that contradicts what one claims to believe or feel : characterized by hypocrisy
entailto impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result
submergeto put under water
compunctionanxiety arising from awareness of guilt
derivativea word formed from another word or base : a word formed by derivation
idolatrythe worship of a physical object as a god
adjurationa solemn oath
gratifyto be a source of or give pleasure or satisfaction to