GRE Word List

GERONTOLOGY

study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age

The meaning of the word gerontology is study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age.

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WordMeaning
bountifulgenerous; graciously generous; showing bounty
corroborateconfirm; support; strengthen
sourhaving a sharp or acid taste; acid; tart; bad-tempered; V.
pertinentsuitable; to the point; relevant
tarrylinger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
pathostender sorrow; pity; quality in art or literature that produces these feelings; Ex. pathos that runs through the novel
comitycourtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
lassitudelanguor; weariness; listlessness
dispatchspeediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
gustywindy