GRE Word List

COMPROMISE

settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions

The meaning of the word compromise is settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions.

Random words

WordMeaning
psychopathicof, relating to, or characterized by psychopathy
rebusa representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound
tendentiousmarked by a tendency in favor of a particular point of view : biased
juxtaposeto place (different things) side by side (as to compare them or contrast them or to create an interesting effect)
simperto smile in a silly, affected, or ingratiating manner
trajectorythe curve that a body (such as a planet or comet in its orbit or a rocket) describes in space
antiquityancient times
mishapan unfortunate accident
gorycovered with gore : bloodstained
pertinaciousadhering resolutely to an opinion, purpose, or design