GRE Word List

COERCION

use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce

The meaning of the word coercion is use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce.

Random words

WordMeaning
contortionstwistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
dutiful(of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
rotundityroundness; sonorousness of speech
detachedemotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
foolhardyrash; reckless; foolishly daring
legerdemainsleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
prudentcautious; careful; prudential
limpidcrystal clear
beratescold strongly
homagehonor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to