GRE Word List

DIVERSION

act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse

The meaning of the word diversion is act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse.

Random words

WordMeaning
commonplaceordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
implicitunderstood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
conglomeratecorporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
outstripoutrun; surpass; outdo
delusionfalse belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
collationa light meal; collating
injuriousharmful; causing injury
psychopathicpertaining to mental dearrangement; N. psychopath: person with an antisocial personality disorder
leveeearthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
intrinsicessential; inherent; built-in