GRE Word List

LIAISON

contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection

The meaning of the word liaison is contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection.

Random words

WordMeaning
preemptprevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
innovationchange; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
harborgive protection (by giving food and shelter); provide a refuge for; hide; keep in mind (thoughts or feelings); Ex. harbor a grudge/criminal; N: place of shelter; refuge
indoctrinatecause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
drivelnonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
comeuppancedeserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
brandishwave around (a weapon); flourish
ameliorateimprove
abdicaterenounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
fiendevil spirit; devil