GRE Word List

FIAT

command; arbitrary order; Ex. presidential fiat; CF. let it be done

The meaning of the word fiat is command; arbitrary order; Ex. presidential fiat; CF. let it be done.

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WordMeaning
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chaffingbantering; joking
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triflesomething of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
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clapstrike the palms of the hands together with a sudden explosive sound; come together suddenly with a sharp sound; put or send promptly; Ex. clap the thief in jail; N: clapping; loud or explosive sound; CF. applause
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