GRE Word List

ARISTOCRACY

hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat

The meaning of the word aristocracy is hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat.

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riddlepierce with holes; permeate or spread throughout; Ex. The gunman riddled the car with bullets; Ex. The whole report is riddled with errors; N. large sieve (separating earth from stone)
engagedemployed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
repealrevoke; annul
uproariousmarked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
indeliblenot able to be erased
mealymouthedindirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
meddlesomeinterfering; V. meddle: interfere
refrainabstain from; resist; forbear; N: chorus
eddyswirling current of water, air, etc.; V.
intellecthigher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability