GRE Word List

FORBEARANCE

patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison

The meaning of the word forbearance is patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison.

Random words

WordMeaning
baitharass; tease; torment; Ex. badger baiting; N: food or other lure used to catch fish or trap animals
sneakmove, give, or take in a quiet, stealthy way; N: one who sneaks; ADJ. sneaky
encomiasticpraising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
stinkstench; V: emit a strong foul odor
piqueirritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
profounddeep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
inferdeduce; conclude; N. inference
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