GRE Word List


crying for mercy : cowardly

The meaning of the word recreant is crying for mercy : cowardly.

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fundamentalserving as a basis supporting existence or determining essential structure or function : basic
gyroscopea wheel or disk mounted to spin rapidly about an axis and also free to rotate about one or both of two axes perpendicular to each other and to the axis of spin so that a rotation of one of the two mutually perpendicular axes results from application of torque to the other when the wheel is spinning and so that the entire apparatus offers considerable opposition depending on the angular momentum to any torque that would change the direction of the axis of spin
whineto utter a high-pitched plaintive or distressed cry
cherubican order of angels see celestial hierarchy
unctionthe act of anointing as a rite of consecration or healing
vanguardthe forefront of an action or movement
abodethe place where one lives : home
militateto have weight or effect
sowan adult female swine