GRE Word List

AVUNCULAR

suggestive of an uncle especially in kindliness or geniality

The meaning of the word avuncular is suggestive of an uncle especially in kindliness or geniality.

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WordMeaning
secularof or relating to the worldly or temporal
constitutionthe basic principles and laws of a nation, state, or social group that determine the powers and duties of the government and guarantee certain rights to the people in it
shadecomparative darkness or obscurity owing to interception of the rays of light
dismemberto cut off or disjoin the limbs, members, or parts of
titillateto excite pleasurably : arouse by stimulation
artfulperformed with or showing art or skill
skittishlively or frisky in action : capricious
claustrophobiaabnormal dread of being in closed or narrow spaces
fancyto have a fancy (see fancy
apologistsomeone who speaks or writes in defense of someone or something that is typically controversial, unpopular, or subject to criticism