GRE Word List


burden; responsibility

The meaning of the word onus is burden; responsibility.

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existentialpertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
ascertainfind out for certain; make certain
rebukescold harshly; criticize severely
prodigiousenormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
sanguineoptimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
mulctdefraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
putriddecayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
kineticproducing motion; of motion
litigationlawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
integratemake whole; combine; make into one unit