GRE Word List


the nest of a bird on a cliff or a mountaintop

The meaning of the word aerie is the nest of a bird on a cliff or a mountaintop.

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imbalancelack of balance : the state of being out of equilibrium or out of proportion
venialof a kind that can be remitted : forgivable
centrifugalproceeding or acting in a direction away from a center or axis
inklinga slight knowledge or vague notion
bereavementthe state or fact of being bereaved or deprived of something or someone
benefactorsomeone or something that provides help or an advantage : one that confers a benefit
quibbleto evade the point of an argument by caviling about words
comeuppancea deserved rebuke or penalty : deserts
hostagea person held by one party in a conflict as a pledge pending the fulfillment of an agreement
abolishto end the observance or effect of (something, such as a law) : to completely do away with (something) : annul