GRE Word List


seriousness; ADJ. grave

The meaning of the word gravity is seriousness; ADJ. grave.

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palliateease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
unfrockdefrock; strip a priest or minister of church authority
idlenot working; not employed or busy; lazy; without purpose; useless; lacking substance; baseless; not based on truth; Ex. idle worker; Ex. talk idly; V.
contravenecontradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
geriatricsmedical treatment and care of old age
manifestopublic declaration of principles; statement of policy
festerrankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
cerebrationthought; working of the brain
austereforbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
headfirstmoving with the head leading; headlong