GRE Word List


tendency to keep together

The meaning of the word cohesion is tendency to keep together.

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shoddymade of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
horticulturalpertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
seedyrun-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
bankheap; piled-up mass; embankment; lateral tilting (as of an aircraft in turning); V: pile up; protect with a bank; tilt in turning
terminationend; V. terminate
compassionsympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
congealfreeze; coagulate
irreverencelack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
adversitygreat hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
auspiciousfavoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices