GRE Word List

GRADATION

a series forming successive stages

The meaning of the word gradation is a series forming successive stages.

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WordMeaning
imperilto bring into peril : endanger
denotationan act or process of denoting
fomentto promote the growth or development of : rouse
betokento typify beforehand : presage
precipitateto throw violently : hurl
defrayto provide for the payment of : pay
disgruntleto make ill-humored or discontented
prelatean ecclesiastic (such as a bishop or abbot) of superior rank
comelypleasurably conforming to notions of good appearance, suitability, or proportion
pusillanimouslacking courage and resolution : marked by contemptible timidity