GRE Word List

STALEMATE

deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked

The meaning of the word stalemate is deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked.

Random words

WordMeaning
maritimebordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
cohortsgroup of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
levyimpose (a fine); collect (a payment); impose or collect (a tax); Ex. levy a tax on tobacco
fazedisconcert; dismay; embarrass
ingraineddeeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
respitetime for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
septicof or causing sepsis; putrid; producing putrefaction; N. sepsis: poisoning of part of the body (producing pus)
indulgenthumoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
wafflespeak equivocally about an issue; N.
emulateimitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)