GRE Word List


the act or action of receding : withdrawal

The meaning of the word recession is the act or action of receding : withdrawal.

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peremptoryputting an end to or precluding a right of action, debate, or delay
boostto push or shove up from below
officiousvolunteering one's services where they are neither asked nor needed : meddlesome
complaisantmarked by an inclination to please or oblige
rankleto cause anger, irritation, or deep bitterness
downcastlow in spirit : dejected
rationalean explanation of controlling principles of opinion, belief, practice, or phenomena
orthographythe art of writing words with the proper letters according to standard usage
stipenda fixed sum of money paid periodically for services or to defray expenses