GRE Word List

TERTIARY

of third rank, importance, or value

The meaning of the word tertiary is of third rank, importance, or value.

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WordMeaning
stem_fromarise from; originate from
plumba lead weight attached to a line and used to indicate a vertical direction
finesserefinement or delicacy of workmanship, structure, or texture
affrontto insult especially to the face by behavior or language
usurythe lending of money with an interest charge for its use
providencedivine guidance or care
temporalof or relating to time as opposed to eternity
accompliceone associated with another especially in wrongdoing
recantto withdraw or repudiate (a statement or belief) formally and publicly : renounce
deviouswandering