GRE Word List

CAPACITY

mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president

The meaning of the word capacity is mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president.

Random words

WordMeaning
longevitylong life; long duration
defiancerefusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
visioneyesight; foresight; mental image produced by the imagination; experience of seeing the supernatural
disfiguremar the appearance of; spoil
nostrumquestionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
asceticpracticing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
counterpartthing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
anticlimaxletdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
orthodoxtraditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
tossthrow lightly; move or lift (the head) with a sudden motion; flip (a coin) to decide something