GRE Word List


tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream

The meaning of the word brook is tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream.

Random words

temporizegain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
intransigencerefusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
autocratichaving absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
refutedisprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
penanceself-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
superimposeplace over something else
providencequality of being provident; divine care; god's care; Providence: god; Ex. It seemed like providence that the doctor happened to be there; ADJ. providential: of divine providence; fortunate
triviatrifles; unimportant matters
retarddelay (in development); ADJ. retarded: (as of a child) slower in development
autopsyexamination of a dead body; postmortem; V.