GRE Word List

DEFECTION

desertion

The meaning of the word defection is desertion.

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WordMeaning
analgesiacondition of being unable to feel pain
propsupport placed under or against something; V.
abject(of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
cruxessential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
galvanizestimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
immobilitystate of being immovable
refurbishrenovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
jabberchatter rapidly or unintelligibly
annalsrecords arranged in yearly parts; history
dissembledisguise; hide the real nature of; pretend