GRE Word List

MORATORIUM

legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses

The meaning of the word moratorium is legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses.

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WordMeaning
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gingerlyvery carefully; ADJ.
hostilityunfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
eventualhappening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
siftput through a sieve to separate fine from coarse particles; sort or examine carefully
skepticsceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
compulsoryobligatory; that must be done
acridbitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
lacecord used to draw and tie together two opposite edges (as of a shoe); delicate fabric made of fine threads; V: draw together by tying a lace
withholdrefuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax