GRE Word List


serving for the time being : temporary

The meaning of the word provisional is serving for the time being : temporary.

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indentationthe blank space produced by indenting : indention
phariseea member of a Jewish sect of the intertestamental period noted for strict observance of rites and ceremonies of the written law and for insistence on the validity of their own oral traditions concerning the law
snuffleto snuff or sniff usually audibly and repeatedly
kneelto position the body so that one or both knees rest on the floor
collaborateto work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor
choicethe act of choosing : selection
vacillateto waver in mind, will, or feeling : hesitate in choice of opinions or courses
irreconcilableimpossible to reconcile
pellucidadmitting maximum passage of light without diffusion or distortion
luminousemitting or reflecting usually steady, suffused, or glowing light