GRE Word List


work especially of a painful or laborious nature : toil

The meaning of the word travail is work especially of a painful or laborious nature : toil.

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kernelthe inner softer part of a seed, fruit stone, or nut
overturean initiative toward agreement or action : proposal
inscrutablenot readily investigated, interpreted, or understood : mysterious
explicitfully revealed or expressed without vagueness, implication, or ambiguity : leaving no question as to meaning or intent
chroniccontinuing or occurring again and again for a long time
syllogisma deductive scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion (as in "every virtue is laudable; kindness is a virtue; therefore kindness is laudable")
remissnegligent in the performance of work or duty : careless
penologya branch of criminology dealing with prison management and the treatment of offenders
elopeto run away secretly with the intention of getting married usually without parental consent