GRE Word List

DISSONANCE

discord

The meaning of the word dissonance is discord.

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salutarytending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
exemptnot subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
versatilehaving many talents; capable of working in many fields; having many uses or functions; N. versatility
multiformhaving many forms
propitiousfavorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
affidavitwritten statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
culpabledeserving blame; blameworthy
blightedsuffering from a disease; destroyed
emendcorrect (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
disquisitionformal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report