GRE Word List

LIEN

legal claim or right on a property

The meaning of the word lien is legal claim or right on a property.

Random words

WordMeaning
bearingdeportment; connection
indignationanger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
intimatehint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
impassivewithout feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
manifestevident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
conclaveprivate secret meeting
strewspread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
histrionictheatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
tenuousthin; slim; rare
stampedesudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises