GRE Word List


consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)

The meaning of the word anoint is consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony).

Random words

coquetteflirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
disseminatedistribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
flamboyantornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
mutinousunruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
analogouscomparable; similar
sacrosanctinvioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
statichaving no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
etymologystudy of word parts; study of the origins of words
deadpanwooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
awrydistorted; crooked; bent; Ex. Our plans have gone awry.