GRE Word List

TENURE

holding of an office or real estate; time during which such an office is held

The meaning of the word tenure is holding of an office or real estate; time during which such an office is held.

Random words

WordMeaning
paragonmodel of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
tattertorn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
offensiveattacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
psychicof psyche; mental; of or possessing extraordinary mental powers
guiledeceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
rotund(of a person) fat and round
pachydermthick-skinned animal
gainsaydeny
crochetmake (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
xenophobiafear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe