GRE Word List

TRANSIENT

staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient

The meaning of the word transient is staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient.

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WordMeaning
manifestopublic declaration of principles; statement of policy
polarof a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
abatesubside or moderate
provincialpertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
disbanddissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
anthropoidmanlike; resembling a human being; N.
wagebegin and continue (a war)
penetrateenter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
stragglestray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
weatherpass safely through (a storm or difficult period); endure the effects of weather or other forces