GRE Word List


the showing of special favor : partiality

The meaning of the word favoritism is the showing of special favor : partiality.

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scadany of several carangid fishes (especially of the genus Decapterus)
visionthe act or power of seeing : sight
requisitionthe act of formally requiring or calling upon someone to perform an action
contendto strive or vie in contest or rivalry or against difficulties : struggle
coagulateto cause to become viscous or thickened into a coherent mass : curdle
pillorya device formerly used for publicly punishing offenders consisting of a wooden frame with holes in which the head and hands can be locked
crescendoa gradual increase
susceptiblecapable of submitting to an action, process, or operation
abashto destroy the self-possession or self-confidence of (someone) : disconcert