GRE Word List

CONTENTION

a point advanced or maintained in a debate or argument

The meaning of the word contention is a point advanced or maintained in a debate or argument.

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WordMeaning
vagabonda person who wanders from place to place without a fixed home : one leading a vagabond life
paradigmexample
massthe liturgy of the Eucharist (see eucharist
exposeto deprive of shelter, protection, or care : subject to risk from a harmful action or condition
effervescencethe property of forming bubbles : the action or process of effervescing
sarcasma sharp and often satirical or ironic utterance designed to cut or give pain
waketo be or remain awake
improprietyan improper or indecorous act or remark
gentlefree from harshness, sternness, or violence
traduceto expose to shame or blame by means of falsehood and misrepresentation