GRE Word List


of doubtful authenticity : spurious

The meaning of the word apocryphal is of doubtful authenticity : spurious.

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mercantileof or relating to merchants or trading
cleaveto adhere firmly and closely or loyally and unwaveringly
immobilitynot moving : motionless
theoreticalexisting only in theory : hypothetical
friskto search (a person) for something (such as a concealed weapon) by running the hand rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets
executorone who executes something
heresyadherence to a religious opinion contrary to church dogma (see dogma
composta mixture that consists largely of decayed organic matter and is used for fertilizing and conditioning land
sinecurean office or position that requires little or no work and that usually provides an income
impietythe quality or state of being impious : irreverence