GRE Word List


to subvert or weaken insidiously or secretly

The meaning of the word undermine is to subvert or weaken insidiously or secretly.

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awryoff the correct or expected course : amiss
equityjustice according to natural law or right
cursoryrapidly and often superficially performed or produced : hasty
threatan expression of intention to inflict evil, injury, or damage
delusionsomething that is falsely or delusively believed or propagated
contendto strive or vie in contest or rivalry or against difficulties : struggle
factitiousproduced by humans rather than by natural forces
machinationsan act of machinating
killjoyone who spoils the pleasure of others
ballasta heavy substance (such as rocks or water) placed in such a way as to improve stability and control (as of the draft of a ship or the buoyancy of a balloon or submarine)