GRE Word List

RESTRAINT

moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction

The meaning of the word restraint is moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction.

Random words

WordMeaning
axiomself-evident truth requiring no proof
torrentrushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
queryinquiry; question; V.
ordinancedecree; authoritative order
debunkexpose as false, exaggerated, worthless, etc.; ridicule
inverseopposite
coincidencethe chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
incommodiousnot spacious; inconvenient
tepidlukewarm; slightly warm; ΉΜΑφ±ΩΗΡ; half-hearted; not eager; Ex. tepid reaction to the new film; Ex. tepid supporter
recriminationcountercharges; V. recriminate