GRE Word List

TENURE

the act, right, manner, or term of holding something (such as a landed property, a position, or an office)

The meaning of the word tenure is the act, right, manner, or term of holding something (such as a landed property, a position, or an office).

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WordMeaning
vultureany of various large birds (families Accipitridae and Cathartidae) that are related to the hawks, eagles, and falcons but have weaker claws and the head usually naked and that subsist chiefly or entirely on carrion
smughighly self-satisfied
fussyeasily upset : irritable
precincta part of a territory with definite bounds or functions often established for administrative purposes : district
eulogistica commendatory oration or writing especially in honor of one deceased
unmitigatednot lessened : unrelieved
biliousof or relating to a yellow or greenish fluid that is secreted by the liver and that aids especially in the emulsification and absorption of fats : of or relating to bile (see bile
alloythe degree of mixture with base metals : fineness
sullyto make soiled or tarnished : defile
dispiritedto deprive of morale or enthusiasm