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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pachydermany of various nonruminant mammals (such as an elephant, a rhinoceros, or a hippopotamus) of a former group (Pachydermata) that have hooves or nails resembling hooves and usually thick skin
overbearingtending to overwhelm : overpowering
venerateto regard with reverential respect or with admiring deference
prudea person who is excessively or priggishly attentive to propriety or decorum
expositoryof, relating to, or containing exposition
veracityconformity with truth or fact : accuracy
seminaryan environment in which something originates and from which it is propagated
punyslight or inferior in power, size, or importance : weak
sparenot being used
daintysomething delicious to the taste