GRE Word List

DILIGENCE

steadiness of effort; persistent hard work

The meaning of the word diligence is steadiness of effort; persistent hard work.

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WordMeaning
proliferategrow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
scurrymove hastily; hurry; move briskly
archivespublic records; place where public records are kept
distracttake (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
metallurgicalpertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
warptwist out of shape; N.
antipathyaversion; dislike or opposition
limndraw; outline; describe; CF. line ?
torporlethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
glaring(of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly