GRE Word List

VENTURE

to proceed especially in the face of danger

The meaning of the word venture is to proceed especially in the face of danger.

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WordMeaning
recriminationa retaliatory accusation
vigilantea member of a volunteer committee organized to suppress and punish crime summarily (as when the processes of law are viewed as inadequate)
viscidhaving an adhesive quality : sticky
cringeto recoil in distaste
tenaciousnot easily pulled apart : cohesive
weatherthe state of the atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness
sinuousof a serpentine or wavy form : winding
debuta first appearance
afflictiona cause of persistent pain or distress
dregssediment contained in a liquid or precipitated (see precipitate