GRE Word List


a period of temporary delay

The meaning of the word respite is a period of temporary delay.

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equinoxeither of the two points on the celestial sphere where the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
unmitigatednot lessened : unrelieved
progenitoran ancestor in the direct line : forefather
glibshowing little forethought or preparation : offhand
sensuousof or relating to the senses or sensible objects
tributesomething given or contributed voluntarily as due or deserved
chuckleto laugh inwardly or quietly
exposurethe fact or condition of being exposed: such as
meleea confused struggle