GRE Word List


a temporary or final ceasing (as of action) : stop

The meaning of the word cessation is a temporary or final ceasing (as of action) : stop.

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prosperitythe condition of being successful or thriving
sheatheto put into or furnish with a sheath
dominantcommanding, controlling, or prevailing over all others
reconditedifficult or impossible for one of ordinary understanding or knowledge to comprehend : deep
subsistencereal being : existence
diligencesteady, earnest, and energetic effort : devoted and painstaking work and application to accomplish an undertaking : assiduity
frittera small mass of fried or sautéed batter often containing fruit or meat
detachedstanding by itself : separate
chastiseto censure severely : castigate