GRE Word List


lack of agreement

The meaning of the word dissonance is lack of agreement.

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perspicuityplain to the understanding especially because of clarity and precision of presentation
incurto become liable or subject to : bring down upon oneself
tepidmoderately warm : lukewarm
rationalean explanation of controlling principles of opinion, belief, practice, or phenomena
ravinea small narrow steep-sided valley that is larger than a gully and smaller than a canyon and that is usually worn by running water
bizarrestrikingly out of the ordinary: such as
thesisa dissertation embodying results of original research and especially substantiating a specific view
idiosyncrasya peculiarity of constitution or temperament : an individualizing characteristic or quality