GRE Word List

EXTRADITION

surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite

The meaning of the word extradition is surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite.

Random words

WordMeaning
affableeasily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
piebaldof different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
consolidationunification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
truismself-evident truth
practicalbased on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
poignancyquality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
addressdirect a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
pettytrivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
cliquesmall exclusive group of people
dissolutiondisintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life