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
forerunnerone that precedes and indicates the approach of another: such as
indubitabletoo evident to be doubted : unquestionable
restraintan act of restraining : the state of being restrained
indeliblethat cannot be removed, washed away, or erased
cholericeasily moved to often unreasonable or excessive anger : hot-tempered
sustenancemeans of support, maintenance, or subsistence : living
slighthaving a slim or delicate build : not stout or massive in body
toteman object (such as an animal or plant) serving as the emblem of a family or clan and often as a reminder of its ancestry
remitto lay aside (a mood or disposition) partly or wholly
ramparta protective barrier : bulwark