GRE Word List

VOLITION

act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.

The meaning of the word volition is act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition..

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monogramdesign composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
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hallowedblessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
forgecounterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
acridbitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
acuitysharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
factionparty; clique (within a large group); dissension
leveeearthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
tarrylinger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
gruelingexhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race