GRE Word List

TARNISH

make or become dull or discolored; N.

The meaning of the word tarnish is make or become dull or discolored; N..

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prizepry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
bromideplatitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
hamperobstruct; prevent the free movement of; N: ฝฤทแวฐภฬณช ภวบน ต๎ภป ดใดย นูฑธดฯ
utopiaideal place, state, or society; ADJ. utopian
invectiveabuse
blackballvote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
erudite(of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
lionizetreat (a person) as a celebrity
solitudestate of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
chagrinannoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)