GRE Word List

VENAL

capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration : purchasable

The meaning of the word venal is capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration : purchasable.

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venoma toxic substance produced by some animals (such as snakes, scorpions, or bees) that is injected into prey or an enemy chiefly by biting or stinging and has an injurious or lethal effect
autopsyan examination of a body after death to determine the cause of death or the character and extent of changes produced by disease
resourcefulable to meet situations : capable of devising ways and means
deignto condescend reluctantly and with a strong sense of the affront to one's superiority that is involved : stoop
swarma great number of honeybees emigrating together from a hive in company with a queen to start a new colony elsewhere
reduceto draw together or cause to converge : consolidate
overweeningarrogant
exhaleto rise or be given off as vapor
ebbthe reflux of the tide toward the sea
mangeany of various persistent contagious skin diseases marked especially by eczematous inflammation and loss of hair, affecting domestic animals or sometimes humans, and caused by a minute parasitic mite compare sarcoptic mange