GRE Word List


length of time something lasts

The meaning of the word duration is length of time something lasts.

Random words

docileobedient; easily managed; submissive
missileobject to be thrown or projected
embezzlementtaking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
philanthropistlover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
tenancypossession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
deliberateconsider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
egressexit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
sublimecausing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
bluffpretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured