GRE Word List

TRIBUTE

tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to

The meaning of the word tribute is tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to.

Random words

WordMeaning
gistessence; main point; substance
elevationelevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
inconsistencystate of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
jovialgood-natured; merry; cheerful
reciprocalmutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
pummelpommel; beat or pound with fists
indigenousnative; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
gluttonsomeone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
flickerburn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
beatitudeblessedness; state of great happiness