GRE Word List

DRUDGERY

hard unpleasant work; menial work

The meaning of the word drudgery is hard unpleasant work; menial work.

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WordMeaning
conveyancevehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
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leveeearthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
panaceacure-all; remedy for all diseases
beneficiaryperson entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
adversaryopponent; enemy
dogmaticopinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
jaunttrip; short journey
circumscribelimit; confine; draw a line around