GRE Word List

NEXUS

connection

The meaning of the word nexus is connection.

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WordMeaning
onomatopoeiawords formed in imitation of natural sounds
ascriberefer; attribute; assign
alimonypayments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
subterfugestratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
escapadeprank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
prolificproducing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
cravencowardly
pretentiousostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
secessionwithdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
melancholygloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia