GRE Word List

DISSENSION

disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group

The meaning of the word dissension is disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group.

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WordMeaning
precludemake impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
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propellantsubstance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
yokelrustic; country bumpkin;
cerebralpertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
assiduousdiligent
commodiousspacious and comfortable
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metaphorimplied comparison; CF. simile
relinquishgive up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm