GRE Word List

AVERSION

a feeling of repugnance toward something with a desire to avoid or turn from it

The meaning of the word aversion is a feeling of repugnance toward something with a desire to avoid or turn from it.

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WordMeaning
repugnancethe quality or fact of being contradictory or inconsistent
varnisha liquid preparation that when applied to a surface dries to form a hard lustrous typically transparent coating
plightto put or give in pledge : engage
disputatiousinclined to dispute
concentrichaving a common center
persevereto persist in a state, enterprise, or undertaking in spite of counterinfluences, opposition, or discouragement
alienateto cause to be estranged : to make unfriendly, hostile, or indifferent especially where attachment formerly existed
repelto drive back : repulse
underscoreto draw a line under : underline
gradationa series forming successive stages