GRE Word List


to represent as less than is the case

The meaning of the word understate is to represent as less than is the case.

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sourbeing, inducing, or marked by the one of the five basic taste sensations that is produced chiefly by acids and is characteristic of lemon juice
amenitiessomething that helps to provide comfort, convenience, or enjoyment
eclecticcomposed of elements drawn from various sources
authoritarianof, relating to, or favoring blind submission to authority
delusivelikely to delude
incisiveimpressively direct and decisive (as in manner or presentation)
subjugateto bring under control and governance as a subject : conquer
resourcefulable to meet situations : capable of devising ways and means
juridicalof or relating to the administration of justice or the office of a judge
sextantan instrument for measuring angular distances used especially in navigation to observe altitudes of celestial bodies (as in ascertaining latitude and longitude)