GRE Word List


association or participation in or as if in a wrongful act

The meaning of the word complicity is association or participation in or as if in a wrongful act.

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presentimenta feeling that something will or is about to happen : premonition
spoonerisma transposition of usually initial sounds of two or more words (as in tons of soil for sons of toil)
isotopeany of two or more species of atoms of a chemical element with the same atomic number and nearly identical chemical behavior but with differing atomic mass or mass number and different physical properties
functionalof, connected with, or being a function
pachydermany of various nonruminant mammals (such as an elephant, a rhinoceros, or a hippopotamus) of a former group (Pachydermata) that have hooves or nails resembling hooves and usually thick skin
ravelto become unwoven, untwisted, or unwound : fray
perspicuityplain to the understanding especially because of clarity and precision of presentation
hiatusa break in or as if in a material object : gap
plumagethe feathers of a bird
piecemealone piece at a time : gradually