GRE Word List

RESILIENT

elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)

The meaning of the word resilient is elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune).

Random words

WordMeaning
renounceabandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
ariaoperatic solo; a song sung by one person in an opera or oratorio
servitudeslavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
whimsudden capricious idea; fancy
novastar that suddenly becomes much brighter and then returns to its original brightness
licenseofficial or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
galaxylarge isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; collection of brilliant personalities
disparagebelittle
curmudgeonchurlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
swampwetland; marsh; V: flood; overwhelm; drench in with liquid