GRE Word List

CARDINAL

chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order

The meaning of the word cardinal is chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order.

Random words

WordMeaning
visageface; appearance
subsidydirect financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
afflictionstate of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
prosperitygood fortune and financial success; physical well-being
polygamistone who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
sheatheplace into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
vyingcontending; CF. vie
laitylaypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
lasciviouslustful
disclosereveal; N. disclosure