GRE Word List

CONTAGION

a contagious disease

The meaning of the word contagion is a contagious disease.

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transitiona change or shift from one state, subject, place, etc. to another
denominationan act of denominating
drudgerydull, irksome, and fatiguing work : uninspiring or menial labor
facileeasily accomplished or attained
palettea thin oval or rectangular board or tablet that a painter holds and mixes pigments on
subsidya grant or gift of money: such as
practicablecapable of being put into practice or of being done or accomplished : feasible
acquittala setting free from the charge of an offense by verdict, sentence, or other legal process
shadecomparative darkness or obscurity owing to interception of the rays of light
ordeala primitive means used to determine guilt or innocence by submitting the accused to dangerous or painful tests believed to be under supernatural control