GRE Word List


distant in manner; aloof

The meaning of the word remote is distant in manner; aloof.

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reciprocatedo or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
potiondose (of liquids); liquid dose
intuitionimmediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
determinatehaving a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
gastronomyart and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
epigramwitty thought or saying, usually short
overturemusical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
turmoilextreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
chroniclong established as a disease