GRE Word List

REFRAIN

abstain from; resist; forbear; N: chorus

The meaning of the word refrain is abstain from; resist; forbear; N: chorus.

Random words

WordMeaning
irrevocableunalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
leoninelike a lion
razedestroy completely; Ex. raze the city to the ground
flagdroop; grow feeble; decline in vigor or strength; ADJ. flagging; CF. unflagging
shiftchange position or place; exchange (one thing) for another; change in direction or position; Ex. shift the stolen goods; N. group of workers which takes turns with other groups; working period of such a group
stoicstoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
effeminatehaving womanly traits
remediablereparable
exorbitant(of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
subliminalbelow the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement