GRE Word List


real being : existence

The meaning of the word subsistence is real being : existence.

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precociousexceptionally early in development or occurrence
sovereignone possessing or held to possess supreme political power or sovereignty
lunaticaffected with a severely disordered state of mind : insane
excerpta passage (as from a book or musical composition) selected, performed, or copied : extract
lancea steel-tipped spear carried by mounted knights or light cavalry
metaphora figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in drowning in money)
gaffea social or diplomatic blunder
compressto press or squeeze together
outskirtsa part remote from the center : border