GRE Word List

BRINK

edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon

The meaning of the word brink is edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon.

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WordMeaning
declivitydownward slope
alluderefer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
reciprocatedo or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
exiguoussmall in amount; minute
finessedelicate skill; V: handle with finesse
itineraryplan of a trip; record of a trip
parochialnarrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
restitutionreturning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
steadfaststeadily loyal; unswerving; steady
robuststrong; vigorous