GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
360 English Vocabulary Compilation ...
The meaning of the word aerie is nest of a large bird of prey.
|coalition||partnership; league; union of separate political parties|
|defeatist||resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism|
|hardy||(of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather|
|plenitude||abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty|
|precarious||unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living|
|coroner||public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes|
|concession||an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire|
|raze||destroy completely; Ex. raze the city to the ground|
|spat||squabble; minor dispute; minor quarrel|