GRE Word List


charge in court; indict

The meaning of the word arraign is charge in court; indict.

Random words

slitherslip or slide
gentilitythose of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
detainkeep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
summationact of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
enormityhugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
animadversioncritical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
filibusterblock legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
disquisitionformal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
rustlemake slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together