GRE Word List

RESPITE

time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve

The meaning of the word respite is time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve.

Random words

WordMeaning
stalwartphysically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
realmkingdom; field or sphere; Ex. not within the realms of possibility
collationa light meal; collating
reprimandreprove severely; rebuke; N.
opticianmaker and seller of eyeglasses
multilingualhaving many languages; fluent in several languages
therapeuticcurative; N. therapy
usurylending money at illegal high rates of interest
jabberchatter rapidly or unintelligibly
tantrumfit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.