GRE Word List


the act or an instance of backsliding, worsening, or subsiding

The meaning of the word relapse is the act or an instance of backsliding, worsening, or subsiding.

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thrashto beat soundly with or as if with a stick or whip : flog
stratifiedformed, deposited, or arranged in stable layers or strata
gallowsa frame usually of two upright posts and a transverse beam from which criminals are hanged
minusculevery small
inscrutablenot readily investigated, interpreted, or understood : mysterious
resignationan act or instance of resigning something : surrender
disaffecteddiscontented and resentful especially against authority : rebellious
trothloyal or pledged faithfulness : fidelity
plebiscitea vote by which the people of an entire country or district express an opinion for or against a proposal especially on a choice of government or ruler
mountebanka person who sells quack medicines from a platform