GRE Word List

EXPOSURE

risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption

The meaning of the word exposure is risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption.

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WordMeaning
slitherslip or slide
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precisabstract; concise summing up of main points; concise summary of a text
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discomposedisturb the composure of; confuse
jettisonthrow overboard (from a ship or plane)
forensicsuitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
functionaryofficial (who performs a particular function)
waryvery cautious; watchful
tricksterperson who cheats people