GRE Word List

DISSONANCE

lack of agreement

The meaning of the word dissonance is lack of agreement.

Random words

WordMeaning
indigentsuffering from extreme poverty : impoverished
consolidationthe act or process of consolidating : the state of being consolidated
sirenany of a group of female and partly human creatures in Greek mythology that lured mariners to destruction by their singing
tawdrycheap and gaudy in appearance or quality
inconsequentialof no significance : unimportant
gamelya physical or mental competition conducted according to rules with the participants in direct opposition to each other
effectuateto cause or bring about (something) : to put (something) into effect or operation : effect
circumscribeto constrict (see constrict
windfallsomething (such as a tree or fruit) blown down by the wind
donto put on (an article of clothing)