GRE Word List


the quality or state of being tenacious

The meaning of the word tenacity is the quality or state of being tenacious.

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institutesomething that is instituted: such as
shuntto turn off to one side : shift
convulsionan abnormal violent and involuntary contraction or series of contractions of the muscles
repressto check by or as if by pressure : curb
insubstantialnot substantial: such as
demoticof, relating to, or written in a simplified form of the ancient Egyptian hieratic writing
blighta disease or injury of plants marked by the formation of lesions, withering, and death of parts (such as leaves and tubers)
virulentmarked by a rapid, severe, and destructive course
acridsharp and harsh or unpleasantly pungent in taste or odor : irritating
kaleidoscopean instrument containing loose bits of colored material (such as glass or plastic) between two flat plates and two plane mirrors so placed that changes of position of the bits of material are reflected in an endless variety of patterns