GRE Word List

CONTEND

struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly

The meaning of the word contend is struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly.

Random words

WordMeaning
artlesswithout guile; open and honest
gregarioussociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
subtletyperceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
maternalmotherly; N. maternity: motherhood
nicetyprecision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
liabilitydrawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
propsupport placed under or against something; V.
centigradedenoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
precludemake impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
rakeimmoral or dissolute person