GRE Word List


stand up against; resist successfully

The meaning of the word withstand is stand up against; resist successfully.

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colossusgigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
oratoriodramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
unfalteringsteadfast; firm; not changing
carafeglass water bottle; decanter
incitearouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
importsignificance; importance; meaning
multifariousvaried; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
incenseenrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
adjurationsolemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
aboriginalbeing the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine