GRE Word List

REMISSION

temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.

The meaning of the word remission is temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins..

Random words

WordMeaning
cholerichot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
loiterhang about/around; stand idly about; linger
cronehag; ugly old woman
remonstrateprotest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
evinceshow clearly
psychopathicpertaining to mental dearrangement; N. psychopath: person with an antisocial personality disorder
vehementforceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
trickleflow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
welterwallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
triflingtrivial; unimportant