GRE Word List


assent; agree passively; comply without protest

The meaning of the word acquiesce is assent; agree passively; comply without protest.

Random words

factionparty; clique (within a large group); dissension
thematicof a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
condoneoverlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
blushbecome red in the face (from embarrassment or shame); become red or rosy; N.
hoaxtrick which makes someone take action; practical joke; Ex. hoax mail; V.
acute(of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
wrestobtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
confoundconfuse; puzzle
quandarydilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
arraymarshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array