GRE Word List

CORONER

public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes

The meaning of the word coroner is public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes.

Random words

WordMeaning
ostracizebanish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
subsidydirect financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
jurisprudencescience of law
dissectionanalysis; cutting apart in order to examine
insightfuldiscerning; perceptive
fathomlesstoo deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
fashiongive shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
verbalizeput into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
carpingpetty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
repinefret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work