GRE Word List

REPERCUSSION

rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion

The meaning of the word repercussion is rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion.

Random words

WordMeaning
mediumelement that is a creature's natural environment; nutrient setting in which microorganisms are cultivated; appropriate occupation or means of expression; channel of communication; compromise; middle position between extremes; intervening substance through which something else is transmitted
perfunctorydone routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
garnishdecorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
slakesatisfy (thirst); quench; sate
hideskin of an animal
ideologysystem of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
chiselswindle or cheat; N: wedgelike tool for cutting
leoninelike a lion
persistcontinue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
soberserious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober