GRE Word List


small church (in a prison, college, or hospital)

The meaning of the word chapel is small church (in a prison, college, or hospital).

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cremateincinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
hecklerperson who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
rousinglively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
fanfarecall by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
bulksize or volume (esp. when very large); main part; Ex. The bulk of the work has already been done; ADJ. bulky: having great size
calumnymalicious misrepresentation; slander
afterlifelife after death; later part of one's life
practicalbased on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
consolidationunification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
flaccidflabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles