GRE Word List


to come or go back (as to a former condition, period, or subject)

The meaning of the word revert is to come or go back (as to a former condition, period, or subject).

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hostagea person held by one party in a conflict as a pledge pending the fulfillment of an agreement
stalwartmarked by outstanding strength and vigor of body, mind, or spirit
ostensibleintended for display : open to view
selectiveof, relating to, or characterized by selection : selecting or tending to select
cognizancea distinguishing mark or emblem (such as a heraldic bearing)
inalienableincapable of being alienated, surrendered, or transferred
acrophobiaabnormal dread of being in a high place : fear of heights
rendezvousa place appointed for assembling or meeting
vultureany of various large birds (families Accipitridae and Cathartidae) that are related to the hawks, eagles, and falcons but have weaker claws and the head usually naked and that subsist chiefly or entirely on carrion