GRE Word List

JUNCTURE

crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining

The meaning of the word juncture is crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining.

Random words

WordMeaning
palpabletangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
railcomplain bitterly; scold; rant; Ex. the weaker railing against injustices
expertisespecialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
abaselower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
blowhardtalkative boaster; braggart
colanderutensil with perforated bottom used for straining
maceceremonial staff used as a symbol of authority; clublike medieval weapon
sadisticinclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
demolitiondestruction; V. demolish
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