GRE Word List

SURVEILLANCE

close watch kept over someone or something (as by a detective)

The meaning of the word surveillance is close watch kept over someone or something (as by a detective).

Random words

WordMeaning
legacya gift by will especially of money or other personal property : bequest
quirkan abrupt twist or curve
mausoleuma large tomb
carefreefree from care: such as
demeanorbehavior toward others : outward manner
roilto make turbid by stirring up the sediment or dregs of
charismaa personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty or enthusiasm for a public figure (such as a political leader)
cardinala high ecclesiastical official of the Roman Catholic Church who ranks next below the pope and is appointed by him to assist him as a member of the college of cardinals (see college
cardiologistthe study of the heart and its action and diseases
countermandto revoke (a command) by a contrary order