GRE Word List


sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate

The meaning of the word compassion is sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate.

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responsivenessstate of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
purgatoryplace of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
egoone's opinion of oneself; self-esteem
meddlesomeinterfering; V. meddle: interfere
rivuletsmall stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
expertisespecialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
proximitynearness; ADJ. proximate
siblingbrother or sister
irreproachablebeyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
ignitekindle; light; catch fire or set fire to