GRE Word List

DISTINCTION

honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction

The meaning of the word distinction is honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction.

Random words

WordMeaning
irrelevantnot applicable; unrelated
repeldrive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
adaptmake or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
plumefeather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke: ΉφΌΈ ±ΈΈ§
canterslow gallop; V. CF. trot
toxicpoisonous; N. toxicity
analogysimilarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
prelatechurch dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
expertisespecialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
cognitivehaving to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing