GRE Word List

EXACT

demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction

The meaning of the word exact is demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction.

Random words

WordMeaning
overseewatch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
artificedeception; trickery
hilarityboisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
cedeyield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
exorcisedrive out evil spirits
protagonistleader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
imbuesaturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
subsidesink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
postureassume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
imbalancelack of balance or symmetry; disproportion