GRE Word List

DIGRESSION

wandering away from the subject; V. digress

The meaning of the word digression is wandering away from the subject; V. digress.

Random words

WordMeaning
advertrefer
bastionstronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
erodeeat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
latitudefreedom from narrow limitations
quotidiandaily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
physiologicalpertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
dilemmasituation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
effetehaving lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
averstate confidently; declare as true
misconstrueinterpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge