GRE Word List


the final result : outcome

The meaning of the word upshot is the final result : outcome.

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abutto border on : to touch along an edge
parsimonythe quality of being careful with money or resources : thrift
vividvery strong : very high in chroma
optionalinvolving an option : not compulsory
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
prodigalcharacterized by profuse or wasteful expenditure : lavish
marsupialany of an order (Marsupialia) of mammals comprising kangaroos, wombats, bandicoots, opossums, and related animals that do not develop a true placenta and that usually have a pouch on the abdomen of the female which covers the teats and serves to carry the young
redundantexceeding what is necessary or normal : superfluous
jingoistextreme chauvinism or nationalism marked especially by a belligerent foreign policy
retentivehaving the power, property, or capacity of retaining