GRE Word List

EXERTION

effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort

The meaning of the word exertion is effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort.

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WordMeaning
enclaveterritory enclosed within an alien land
auxiliaryoffering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
vindicateclear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
paramountforemost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
tapervery thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
equilibriumbalance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
residualremaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
valedictorypertaining to farewell; N: farewell address (esp. at graduation exercises)
archipelagogroup of closely located islands
fringedecorative edge of hanging threads; edge