GRE Word List


a deserved rebuke or penalty : deserts

The meaning of the word comeuppance is a deserved rebuke or penalty : deserts.

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perorationthe concluding part of a discourse and especially an oration
confluencea coming or flowing together, meeting, or gathering at one point
blightedaffected with blight (see blight
igneousformed by solidification of magma
grapplethe act or an instance of grappling
poseto set forth or offer for attention or consideration
visceralfelt in or as if in the internal organs of the body : deep
economythe structure or conditions of economic life in a country, area, or period
mammalany of a class (Mammalia) of warm-blooded higher vertebrates (such as placentals, marsupials, or monotremes) that nourish their young with milk secreted by mammary glands, have the skin usually more or less covered with hair, and include humans