GRE Word List


granted on sufferance : tolerated

The meaning of the word permissive is granted on sufferance : tolerated.

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spanglea small plate of shining metal or plastic used for ornamentation especially on clothing
jabto pierce or prod (someone or something) with or as if with a pointed object
propsomething that props or sustains : support
elucidateto make lucid especially by explanation or analysis
imputeto lay the responsibility or blame for (something) often falsely or unjustly
unctionthe act of anointing as a rite of consecration or healing
seismicof, subject to, or caused by an earthquake
composta mixture that consists largely of decayed organic matter and is used for fertilizing and conditioning land
ablutionthe washing of one's body or part of it (as in a religious rite)