GRE Word List


the action of receding : recession

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

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carriondead and putrefying flesh
rectitudethe quality or state of being straight
caricatureexaggeration by means of often ludicrous distortion of parts or characteristics
entreethe act or manner of entering : entrance
percussionthe act of percussing: such as
askewout of line : at an angle
spinto draw out and twist fiber into yarn or thread
summationthe act or process of forming a sum : addition
cullto select from a group : choose
morguea place where the bodies of dead persons are kept temporarily pending identification or release for burial or autopsy