GRE Word List

SUBSISTENCE

existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)

The meaning of the word subsistence is existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level).

Random words

WordMeaning
unisonunity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
wont(the stated person's) habit or custom; habitual procedure; ADJ. wonted: customary
adversegoing against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
smearspread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
anemiacondition in which blood lacks red corpuscles; ADJ. anemic
sportiveplayful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
anticlimaxletdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
protegeperson receiving protection and support from a patron
amisswrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
continenceself-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent