GRE Word List

DILEMMA

a usually undesirable or unpleasant choice

The meaning of the word dilemma is a usually undesirable or unpleasant choice.

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WordMeaning
grouseany of various chiefly ground-dwelling birds (family Tetraonidae) that are usually of reddish-brown or other protective color and have feathered legs and that include many important game birds
humdrummonotonous
citeto call upon officially or authoritatively to appear (as before a court)
tribunala court or forum of justice
pestlea usually club-shaped implement for pounding or grinding substances in a mortar see mortar illustration
turbidthick or opaque with or as if with roiled sediment
overwroughtextremely excited : agitated
recurrentrunning or turning back in a direction opposite to a former course
gustoan individual or special taste
tarantulaany of various large, typically ground-dwelling, hairy, mygalomorph spiders (family Theraphosidae) of warm regions that possess venomous fangs used to subdue and kill prey (such as insects, centipedes, frogs, and mice) caught by ambush or chase and that construct silk-lined burrows but do not build webs to trap food