GRE Word List

ALTERCATION

noisy quarrel

The meaning of the word altercation is noisy quarrel.

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WordMeaning
sluggardlazy person
malefactorevildoer; criminal
importsignificance; importance; meaning
emasculateweaken; castrate
dyslexiaword blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
tapervery thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
quotidiandaily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
pasticheimitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
immureimprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
impoliticnot wise; not expedient; not politic