GRE Word List

DISCREPANCY

lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions

The meaning of the word discrepancy is lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions.

Random words

WordMeaning
pinelong for; yearn; languish from longing or grief; decline
wizardrysorcery; magic
insatiablenot easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
yoretime long past; Ex. in the days of yore
extrudeforce or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
occidentthe West
uncouthboorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
conjurecause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
scrappyquarrelsome
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