GRE Word List

SUSPENSE

state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty

The meaning of the word suspense is state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty.

Random words

WordMeaning
salientprominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
turpitudedepravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
banteringjoking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
pariahsocial outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
fructifybear fruit; produce fruit
engendercause; produce; give rise to
actuarialcalculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
doctrinaireunable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
dissipatesquander; waste foolishly; scatter
mangletear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies