GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
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The meaning of the word discretion is prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary.
|stampede||sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises|
|nominal||in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint|
|teetotalism||practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total|
|aesthetic||artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics|
|submerge||place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work|
|attribute||essential quality; V: ascribe; explain|
|revelry||boisterous merrymaking; V. revel: engage boisterous festivities; enjoy greatly; N: boisterous festivity or celebration|
|partisan||one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla|
|chronic||long established as a disease|