GRE Word List

CEDE

yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession

The meaning of the word cede is yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession.

Random words

WordMeaning
tentativenot fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
mordantbiting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
goadurge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
depravityextreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
swayswing from side to side; influence (someone) to change one's opinion; N.
disbursepay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
precociousadvanced in development; N. precocity
continenceself-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
incarnationact of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
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