GRE Word List


held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune

The meaning of the word communal is held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune.

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ideologysystem of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
transcendentalgoing beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
wanhaving a pale or sickly color; pallid
forbearancepatience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
hotheadperson who does things too quickly without thinking; ADJ. hotheaded
concomitantthat which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
conciliatoryreconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
deduciblederived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
upright(sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral