GRE Word List

STANDSTILL

condition of no movement or activity; stop

The meaning of the word standstill is condition of no movement or activity; stop.

Random words

WordMeaning
cremateincinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
vociferousclamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
prosperbecome successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
inconsistencystate of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
rightfullegally correct; Ex. rightful owner
exemplifyshow by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
reconcilemake friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
arch-chief; first; Ex. archbishop
illicitillegal
monumentalmassive; impressively large; built as a monument