GRE Word List

GYROSCOPE

apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.

The meaning of the word gyroscope is apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc..

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WordMeaning
fortestrong point or special talent in a person's character
susceptibleimpressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
conjecturesurmise; guess; V.
benefitadvantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
hazyslightly obscure; misty; unclear; N. haze: light mist or smoke; confused state of mind
anarchyabsence of governing body; state of disorder
tranquillitycalmness; peace
heedlessnot noticing; disregarding
foreshadowgive an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
portlystout; corpulent