GRE Word List

TRANSITORY

of brief duration : temporary

The meaning of the word transitory is of brief duration : temporary.

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chorusa company of singers and dancers in Athenian drama participating in or commenting on the action
indifferentmarked by a lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern for something : apathetic
psychopathicof, relating to, or characterized by psychopathy
coniferany of an order (Coniferales) of mostly evergreen trees and shrubs having usually needle-shaped or scalelike leaves and including forms (such as pines) with true cones and others (such as yews) with an arillate fruit
whorla drum-shaped section on the lower part of a spindle in spinning or weaving machinery serving as a pulley for the tape drive that rotates the spindle
maraudto roam about and raid in search of plunder
valedictionan act of bidding farewell
anthologya collection of selected literary pieces or passages or works of art or music
fervorintensity of feeling or expression
depravitya corrupt act or practice