GRE Word List


capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal

The meaning of the word venal is capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal.

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tannerperson who turns animal hides into leather
precipitantsomething that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħÀüÁŠ; OP. solvent
gamelyin a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
tarnishmake or become dull or discolored; N.
ancestryfamily descent; ADJ. ancestral
quellsuppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
stentorian(of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
knaveuntrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
surrogatesubstitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.