GRE Word List

DERISION

ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory

The meaning of the word derision is ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory.

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WordMeaning
paraphraserestate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
academicrelated to a school; not practical or directly useful
turbulencestate of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
tendentiouspromoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
occidentthe West
integrityhonesty; uprightness; wholeness; state of being whole and undivided; completeness
bidcommand; utter (a greeting); offer as a price; N: offer of a price; amount offered; earnest effort to gain something; Ex. bid for freedom
tantamountequivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
broilcook by direct heat; N.
procurementobtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another