GRE Word List


failure to do something required by duty or law : neglect

The meaning of the word default is failure to do something required by duty or law : neglect.

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malaisean indefinite feeling of debility or lack of health often indicative of or accompanying the onset of an illness
remorsea gnawing distress arising from a sense of guilt for past wrongs : self-reproach
discombobulatedcharacterized by confusion or disorder
inordinateexceeding reasonable limits : immoderate
spatulaa flat thin implement used especially for spreading or mixing soft substances, scooping, or lifting
gentlefree from harshness, sternness, or violence
bereavementthe state or fact of being bereaved or deprived of something or someone
ordeala primitive means used to determine guilt or innocence by submitting the accused to dangerous or painful tests believed to be under supernatural control
intolerantunable or unwilling to endure