GRE Word List

COHERE

stick together

The meaning of the word cohere is stick together.

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authoritativehaving the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
reinstaterestore to a previous condition or position
havocwidespread damage; disorder; chaos
connoisseurperson competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
frugalitythrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
suspendcause to stop for a period; interrupt; hold in abeyance; defer; hang from above; exclude for a period from a position; Ex. suspended state; Ex. suspend judgment; Ex. suspended from the team; N. suspension
preemptprevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
peripateticwalking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
evanescentfleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
burnishmake shiny by rubbing; polish