GRE Word List


withdrawal into privacy or solitude : retirement

The meaning of the word secession is withdrawal into privacy or solitude : retirement.

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compassionsympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it
apothegma short, pithy, and instructive saying or formulation : aphorism
contrivancea thing contrived
viandan item of food
gorgea narrow passage through land
tantalizeto tease or torment by or as if by presenting something desirable to the view but continually keeping it out of reach
conversanthaving knowledge or experience
heterogeneousconsisting of dissimilar or diverse ingredients or constituents : mixed
obstreperousmarked by unruly or aggressive noisiness : clamorous
oscillateto swing backward and forward like a pendulum