GRE Word List


an undoubted or self-evident truth

The meaning of the word truism is an undoubted or self-evident truth.

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smudgeto make a smudge on
teneta principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true
takeoffa rise or leap from a surface in making a jump or flight or an ascent in an aircraft or in the launching of a rocket
discounta reduction made from the gross (see gross
shacklesomething (such as a manacle or fetter) that confines the legs or arms
rigiddeficient in or devoid of flexibility
maudlindrunk enough to be emotionally silly
salvagecompensation paid for saving a ship or its cargo from the perils of the sea or for the lives and property rescued in a wreck
implacablenot placable : not capable of being appeased, significantly changed, or mitigated