GRE Word List

AMBIVALENCE

simultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings (such as attraction and repulsion) toward an object, person, or action

The meaning of the word ambivalence is simultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings (such as attraction and repulsion) toward an object, person, or action.

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WordMeaning
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adornto enhance the appearance of especially with beautiful objects
intrepidcharacterized by resolute fearlessness, fortitude, and endurance
chortleto sing or chant exultantly
truncateto shorten by or as if by cutting off
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terminologythe technical or special terms used in a business, art, science, or special subject
abhorto regard with extreme repugnance : to feel hatred or loathing for : loathe