GRE Word List

CHRONIC

long established as a disease

The meaning of the word chronic is long established as a disease.

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WordMeaning
adaptmake or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
indulgenthumoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
guiledeceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
impromptuwithout previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
exclaimcry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
motesmall speck (esp. of dust)
traduceexpose to slander
run-down(of a place) dilapidated; in a bad condition; (of a person) weak or exhausted
significantexpressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
exultrejoice