GRE Word List


relating to the stars

The meaning of the word astral is relating to the stars.

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oratoriodramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
noisomefoul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
defilepollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
calloushardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
sanctuaryplace of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
imputeattribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
incapacitatedisable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
phylummajor classification, second to kingdom, of plants and animals; category ranking below a kingdom and above a class; division
apologistone who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
disparitydifference; condition of inequality; OP. parity