GRE Word List


speed; rapidity

The meaning of the word celerity is speed; rapidity.

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inductivepertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
protocoldiplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
plutocracysociety ruled by the wealthy
plummetfall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
legato(of music) played smoothly
germinatecause to sprout; sprout
heresyopinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
idylliccharmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
desecrateprofane; violate the sanctity of
brandtrademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.