GRE Word List

DESERTS

what someone deserves

Spring Vocabulary In English
Spring Vocabulary In English

The meaning of the word deserts is what someone deserves.

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WordMeaning
germinatecause to sprout; sprout
accruecome to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
duplicitydouble-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
insolenceimpudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
prosperoussuccessful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
backsliderevert (to bad habits); N. reverter
amnestypardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
brandtrademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
lucideasily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
memorializecommemorate