GRE Word List


long life; long duration

The meaning of the word longevity is long life; long duration.

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acridbitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
referendumdirect vote by all the people
precedentpreceding (in time, rank, etc.)
impregnableinvulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
reputedsupposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
schismdivision into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
jingoistextremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
introvertone who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted
tanconvert (hide) into leather; make brown by exposure to the sun