GRE Word List

CISTERN

reservoir or water tank

The meaning of the word cistern is reservoir or water tank.

Random words

WordMeaning
debutanteyoung woman making formal entrance into society
swaggerwalk or behave with an over-confident manner
exiguoussmall in amount; minute
irreconcilableimpossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
internecinemutually destructive
inalienablenot to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
unaccountableunexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
subalternsubordinate
embezzlementtaking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
disquietudeuneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious