GRE Word List


state of having two opposite qualities

The meaning of the word polarity is state of having two opposite qualities.

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substantivesubstantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
sparegive; use; refrain from harming; save from experiencing; exempt; Ex. spare me 5 minutes; Ex. Take this money and spare my life; Ex. The emperor was spared the onus; ADJ: kept in reserve; free for other use; unoccupied; Ex. spare time
airyof air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
flickerburn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
scruplehesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
stokestir up a fire or furnace; feed plentifully
tartsharp to the taste; acid-tasting; caustic; sarcastic; Ex. tart apple/reply
inimitablematchless; not able to be imitated
licentiousamoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
tempestuousstormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm