GRE Word List


having a clear decisive relevance to the matter in hand

The meaning of the word pertinent is having a clear decisive relevance to the matter in hand.

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shunto avoid deliberately and especially habitually
deciduousfalling off or shed seasonally or at a certain stage of development in the life cycle
acclimateto adapt (someone) to a new temperature, altitude, climate, environment, or situation
optimumthe amount or degree of something that is most favorable to some end
rankrelative standing or position
abeyancea state of temporary inactivity : suspension
sluicean artificial passage for water (as in a millstream) fitted with a valve or gate for stopping or regulating flow
bargainan agreement between parties settling what each gives or receives in a transaction between them or what course of action or policy each pursues in respect to the other
regaleto entertain sumptuously : feast with delicacies