GRE Word List

BREVITY

shortness of duration

The meaning of the word brevity is shortness of duration.

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WordMeaning
bandyto discuss lightly or banteringly
nullifyto make null (see null
equanimityevenness of mind especially under stress
graphitea soft black lustrous form of carbon that conducts electricity and is used in lead pencils and electrolytic anodes, as a lubricant, and as a moderator in nuclear reactors
shuntto turn off to one side : shift
nirvanathe final beatitude (see beatitude
virtuosoone who excels in the technique of an art
grotesquea style of decorative art characterized by fanciful or fantastic human and animal forms often interwoven with foliage or similar figures that may distort the natural into absurdity, ugliness, or caricature
abscondto depart secretly and hide oneself
slaughterthe act of killing