GRE Word List

CONSENSUS

general agreement; opinion reached by a group

The meaning of the word consensus is general agreement; opinion reached by a group.

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WordMeaning
irretrievableimpossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
prodigiousenormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
claviclecollarbone
heterodox(of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
lampoonridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
palpabletangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
engageattract; employ; hire; pledge oneself; confront; fight; enter into confliction; interlock; lock together; participate; N. engagement: agreement to marry; arrangement to meet someone or to do something; battle
bureaucracyoverregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
skinflintmiser; stingy person
pusillanimouscowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted