GRE Word List


a quiet state : repose

The meaning of the word quietude is a quiet state : repose.

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hullthe outer covering of a fruit or seed
acmethe highest point or stage
constitutionthe basic principles and laws of a nation, state, or social group that determine the powers and duties of the government and guarantee certain rights to the people in it
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unwieldynot easily managed, handled, or used (as because of bulk, weight, complexity, or awkwardness) : cumbersome
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