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.

Random words

WordMeaning
ordinationceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
factiousinclined to form factions; causing dissension
imperceptibleunnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
redundantsuperfluous; more than is necessary; verbose; excessively wordy; repetitious
oatmealcrushed oats used for making porridge
similecomparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
smatteringslight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
wantonunrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
outgoingsociable; eager to mix socially with others
opuswork (esp. musical composition); Ex. magnum opus: masterpiece; CF. opera