GRE Word List


the action of receding : recession

The meaning of the word recess is the action of receding : recession.

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assentto agree to or approve of something (such as an idea or suggestion) especially after thoughtful consideration : concur
pinnaclean upright architectural member generally ending in a small spire and used especially in Gothic construction to give weight especially to a buttress
vibrantpulsating with life, vigor, or activity
aplombcomplete and confident composure or self-assurance : poise
primto give a prim or demure expression to
dupeone that is easily deceived or cheated : fool
incontinentnot continent: such as
scabbarda sheath for a sword, dagger, or bayonet
run-downan item-by-item report or review : summary