GRE Word List

BEREAVEMENT

state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft

The meaning of the word bereavement is state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft.

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unearthlynot earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
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glibfluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
indoctrinatecause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
objectivenot influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
pietydevoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
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agendaitems of business at a meeting
immolateoffer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
prodigiousenormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory