GRE Word List

RETRIBUTION

deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back

The meaning of the word retribution is deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back.

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WordMeaning
shiftchange position or place; exchange (one thing) for another; change in direction or position; Ex. shift the stolen goods; N. group of workers which takes turns with other groups; working period of such a group
indigentpoor; destitute
abstracttheoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
virtualin essence; existing in essence though not in actual form; for practical purposes; Ex. virtual ruler/space
grimacefacial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
culvertartificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
sageperson celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
incoherentunintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
rejuvenatemake young again
dissipatesquander; waste foolishly; scatter