GRE Word List

INTERREGNUM

period between two successive reigns or governments

The meaning of the word interregnum is period between two successive reigns or governments.

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WordMeaning
remotedistant in manner; aloof
insubordinationdisobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
lexicographercompiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
aversereluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
wiltloose freshness; droop
fanaticismexcessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
recidivismhabitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
laptake in food or drink with one's tongue; splash gently; Ex. waves lapping the shore; N: front area from the waist to the knees of a seated person
embittermake bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
badgerpester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal