GRE Word List

INCURSION

temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey

The meaning of the word incursion is temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey.

Random words

WordMeaning
providentproviding for future needs; displaying foresight; thrifty; preparing for emergencies; OP. improvident
dearthscarcity
tenderoffer formally; extend; Ex. tender one's resignation/the exact fare; N: formal offer; money; Ex. legal tender; ADJ: young and vulnerable; sensitive to the touch; sore; soft; delicate; Ex. child of tender years; Ex. tender wound
refectorydining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
deployspread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
scrapsleftover food
martinetstrict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
apertureopening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
implicationsomething hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
euthanasiamercy killing