GRE Word List

TENANCY

possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy

The meaning of the word tenancy is possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy.

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primpgroom oneself with care; adorn oneself
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balefulevil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
prongpointed projecting part
predatorpredatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
outlandishbizzare; peculiar; unconventional
esoterichard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
corporealbodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
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