GRE Word List


slight degree of color; V: give a tint to

The meaning of the word tint is slight degree of color; V: give a tint to.

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fraybrawl; fight; V: wear away or unravel by rubbing; have loose threads developing; cause to become worn out (a person's temper or nerves); CF. rub
alloymixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
supercilioushaughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
impunityfreedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
degeneratebecome worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
gougeovercharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
hackleshairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
roterepetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
gradationseries of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
nirvanain Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude