GRE Word List

VIGILANT

watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance

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The meaning of the word vigilant is watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance.

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WordMeaning
relicsurviving remnant (from an extinct culture); memento; keepsake; relics: corpse; Ex. ancient relics; Ex. relics of his travel; Ex. His relics are buried at X.
perennialsomething long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
equivocal(of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
subsidesink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
shunkeep away from; avoid deliberately; Ex. She has been shunned by her neighbors.
artificedeception; trickery
overturnturn over; capsize; topple
affrontinsult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
futileuseless; hopeless; ineffectual
discreditdefame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful