GRE Word List

SANCTION

approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance

The meaning of the word sanction is approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance.

Random words

WordMeaning
plumberone who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)
conspiretake part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
durationlength of time something lasts
chucklelaugh quietly
compartmentone of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
tantalizetease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
exasperatevex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
championshipposition of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
laconicbrief and to the point; using few words; terse
copiousplentiful