GRE Word List

FLORESCENCE

a state or period of flourishing

The meaning of the word florescence is a state or period of flourishing.

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WordMeaning
conundruman intricate and difficult problem
boostto push or shove up from below
derivationthe formation of a word from another word or base (as by the addition of a usually noninflectional affix)
manipulateto treat or operate with or as if with the hands or by mechanical means especially in a skillful manner
collusionsecret agreement or cooperation especially for an illegal or deceitful purpose
toadyone who flatters in the hope of gaining favors : sycophant
smirkto smile in a smug or condescending way
ascribeto refer to a supposed cause, source, or author : to say or think that (something) is caused by, comes from, or is associated with a particular person or thing
digressionthe act or an instance of leaving the main subject in an extended written or verbal expression of thought : the act or an instance of digressing in a discourse or other usually organized literary work
reciteto repeat from memory or read aloud publicly