GRE Word List


an intervening time : interval

The meaning of the word interim is an intervening time : interval.

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thwartto oppose successfully : defeat the hopes or aspirations of
magisterialof, relating to, or having the characteristics of a master or teacher : authoritative
alienateto cause to be estranged : to make unfriendly, hostile, or indifferent especially where attachment formerly existed
gyroscopea wheel or disk mounted to spin rapidly about an axis and also free to rotate about one or both of two axes perpendicular to each other and to the axis of spin so that a rotation of one of the two mutually perpendicular axes results from application of torque to the other when the wheel is spinning and so that the entire apparatus offers considerable opposition depending on the angular momentum to any torque that would change the direction of the axis of spin
somnambulistan abnormal condition of sleep in which motor acts (such as walking) are performed
thematicof, relating to, or constituting a theme
flagrantconspicuously offensive
gleama transient appearance of subdued or partly obscured light
deliberateto think about or discuss issues and decisions carefully