GRE Word List

GRIEVANCE

cause of complaint; complaint

The meaning of the word grievance is cause of complaint; complaint.

Random words

WordMeaning
ultimatefinal; not susceptible to further analysis; fundamental; Ex. The sun is the ultimate source of energy.
obliqueindirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
cisternreservoir or water tank
drudgedo drudgery; N: person who drudges
leavenadd leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
partisanone-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
dilateexpand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
alchemymedieval chemistry
antiquityquality of being very old; ancient times; °íŽë
bruiseinjure without breaking the skin; N.