GRE Word List

CLOISTER

a monastic establishment

The meaning of the word cloister is a monastic establishment.

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WordMeaning
loftyelevated in character and spirit : noble
boostto push or shove up from below
redoubtablecausing fear or alarm : formidable
contaminateto soil, stain, corrupt, or infect by contact or association
temerityunreasonable or foolhardy contempt of danger or opposition : rashness
multilingualof, having, or expressed in several languages
prosaiccharacteristic of prose as distinguished from poetry : factual
plenitudethe quality or state of being full : completeness
ludicrousamusing or laughable through obvious absurdity, incongruity, exaggeration, or eccentricity
profaneto treat (something sacred) with abuse, irreverence, or contempt : desecrate