GRE Word List

SOLSTICE

point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator

The meaning of the word solstice is point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator.

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WordMeaning
collationa light meal; collating
reconcilemake friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
bulliongold and silver in the form of bars
finitelimited
prodigalwasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
comitycourtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
auguryomen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
ashenash-colored; deadly pale
uniquewithout an equal; single in kind
repulsereject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion