GRE Word List

CLEMENCY

disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement

The meaning of the word clemency is disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement.

Random words

WordMeaning
fluctuatewaver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
apathylack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
invectiveabuse
remnantremainder
rendezvousmeeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
torporlethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
steadfaststeadily loyal; unswerving; steady
banalhackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; cliched
pilfersteal things of small value; filch; snitch
freneticfrenzied; frantic