GRE Word List


balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity

The meaning of the word equilibrium is balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity.

Random words

raspymaking a harsh noise; grating; harsh
kindredrelated; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
smatteringslight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
afflictionstate of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
provisionaltentative; temporary
absolvepardon (an offense)
profaneviolate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
galewindstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
isthmusnarrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
sluiceartificial channel for directing or controlling the flow of water (with a gate to regulate the flow)