GRE Word List


to avoid deliberately and especially habitually

The meaning of the word shun is to avoid deliberately and especially habitually.

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consequentialof the nature of a secondary result : indirect
somaticof, relating to, or affecting the body especially as distinguished from the germplasm
brackishsomewhat salty
herpetologista branch of zoology dealing with reptiles and amphibians
nonplusa state of bafflement or perplexity : quandary
wistfulfull of yearning or desire tinged with melancholy
blasphemythe act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for God
chagrindisquietude or distress of mind caused by humiliation, disappointment, or failure
aboriginalbeing the first or earliest known of its kind present in a region
oblivionthe fact or condition of not remembering : a state marked by lack of awareness or consciousness