GRE Word List

CELERITY

speed; rapidity

The meaning of the word celerity is speed; rapidity.

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WordMeaning
consistencyabsence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
swarthy(of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
titlename (of a book, film, etc.); mark of rank; formal appellation as of rank or office (such as Lord or General); right or claim to possession; championship; Ex. title as head of the family; Ex. title to the estate
horticulturalpertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
hamperobstruct; prevent the free movement of; N: ฝฤทแวฐภฬณช ภวบน ต๎ภป ดใดย นูฑธดฯ
contriveinvent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
emolumentsalary; payment for an office; compensation
shuntmove (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
blightedsuffering from a disease; destroyed
decrepitweak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man