GRE Word List

WAIVE

give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim

The meaning of the word waive is give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim.

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WordMeaning
antisepticsubstance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
fomentstir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
exactdemand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
extant(of something written or painted) still in existence
meretriciousflashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
mettlecourage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
nonentityperson of no importance; nonexistence
causticburning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
qualmsuneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
graphicpertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described