GRE Word List


fond word or act; expression of affection

The meaning of the word endearment is fond word or act; expression of affection.

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dishonordisgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
ferretdrive or hunt out of hiding; hunt with ferrets; drive out (as from a hiding place); expel; uncover or discover by searching; Ex. ferret out the secret; N. small fierce animal which catches rats and rabbits by going into their holes
cardinalchief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
accruecome to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
miscellanymixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
redundantsuperfluous; more than is necessary; verbose; excessively wordy; repetitious
galewindstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
recantdisclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
distantreserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
yenstrong desire; longing; urge; Ex. yen for travel