GRE Word List


an intervening time : interval

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

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renderto melt down
patinaa usually green film formed naturally on copper and bronze by long exposure or artificially (as by acids) and often valued aesthetically for its color
pertinenthaving a clear decisive relevance to the matter in hand
linguisticof or relating to language or linguistics
inclineto bend the head or body forward : bow
subversivethe act of subverting : the state of being subverted
magnanimitythe quality of being magnanimous : loftiness of spirit enabling one to bear trouble calmly, to disdain meanness and pettiness, and to display a noble generosity
estrangedhaving lost former closeness and affection : in a state of alienation from a previous close or familial relationship
balmyhaving the qualities of balm : soothing
presumeto undertake without leave or clear justification : dare