GRE Word List

CATECHISM

book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize

The meaning of the word catechism is book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize.

Random words

WordMeaning
fulsomedisgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
blasphemyirreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
saturninemorose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
attributeessential quality; V: ascribe; explain
defunctdead; no longer in use or existence
sordidfilthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
agilitynimbleness; ability to move quickly
pinchsqueeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
draftfirst rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
artifactsobject made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced