GRE Word List


narrow space between things

The meaning of the word interstice is narrow space between things.

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sporadicoccurring irregularly; intermittent
imbalancelack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
triflingtrivial; unimportant
sublimaterefine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
compellingoverpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
jabberchatter rapidly or unintelligibly
wringtwist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
contritepenitent; repentant; N. contrition
addressdirect a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
galewindstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter