GRE Word List

ORIENTATION

act of finding oneself in society; orienting

The meaning of the word orientation is act of finding oneself in society; orienting.

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WordMeaning
supernumeraryperson or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
holsterleather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
meterarrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
puckergather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
elegypoem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
scuttlesink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
gibemock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
quandarydilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
hubrisarrogance; excessive self-conceit
begetfather; become the father of; produce; give rise to