GRE Word List


firmness; persistence

The meaning of the word tenacity is firmness; persistence.

Random words

gaudyflashy; showy
righteousmorally upright; just
siftput through a sieve to separate fine from coarse particles; sort or examine carefully
degradationhumiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
evinceshow clearly
latchfastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
disjunctionact or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
casualhappening by chance; irregular; occasional; informal; showing or feeling little interest; Ex. casual reader/labor/remark
stintsupply; allotted amount of work; assigned portion of work; limitation; Ex. two-year stint in the army; Ex. without stint
beseechbeg; plead with