GRE Word List

TERMINOLOGY

terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature

The meaning of the word terminology is terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature.

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WordMeaning
bravadoswagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
potentatemonarch; sovereign
libidinouslustful
machiavelliancrafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
foiblesmall weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
languidlacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
complianceconformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
bustpiece of sculpture showing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest; V: break up; arrest; Ex. crimebuster
magnanimitygenerosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
malingererone who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work