GRE Word List

CESSATION

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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WordMeaning
exoticintroduced from another country : not native to the place where found
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fancierone that has a special liking or interest
tacitexpressed or carried on without words or speech
cantataa composition for one or more voices usually comprising solos, duets, recitatives, and choruses and sung to an instrumental accompaniment
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vitiateto make faulty or defective : impair
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