GRE Word List

RIFT

fissure

The meaning of the word rift is fissure.

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perceptiveresponsive to sensory stimuli : discerning
tempothe rate of speed of a musical piece or passage indicated by one of a series of directions (such as largo, presto, or allegro) and often by an exact metronome marking
cravenlacking the least bit of courage : contemptibly fainthearted
skinflinta person who would save, gain, or extort money by any means : miser
pedestriancommonplace
scowlto contract the brow in an expression of displeasure
triggera piece (such as a lever) connected with a catch or detent as a means of releasing it
placidserenely free of interruption or disturbance
lullto cause to sleep or rest : soothe
rankleto cause anger, irritation, or deep bitterness