GRE Word List

PRECINCT

division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college

The meaning of the word precinct is division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college.

Random words

WordMeaning
amorousmoved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
armadafleet of warships
extrapolationprojection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
optionalnot compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
lingerloiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
blotchspot; blot; CF. blot+botch
asperitysharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
craftskill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
chiselswindle or cheat; N: wedgelike tool for cutting
arbitraryunreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler