GRE Word List

DILATORY

delaying; tending to delay

The meaning of the word dilatory is delaying; tending to delay.

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WordMeaning
fructifybear fruit; produce fruit
incubatehatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
librettotext of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
coaxpersuade by flattery
spruceneat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
triggerset off; start
subsistenceexistence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
perseverecontinue steadily in spite of difficulties
celibateabstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
tenacityfirmness; persistence