GRE Word List


mental acceptance as true or real

The meaning of the word credence is mental acceptance as true or real.

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cornucopiaa curved, hollow goat's horn or similarly shaped receptacle (such as a horn-shaped basket) that is overflowing especially with fruit and vegetables (such as gourds, ears of corn, apples, and grapes) and that is used as a decorative motif emblematic of abundance
plebiscitea vote by which the people of an entire country or district express an opinion for or against a proposal especially on a choice of government or ruler
libidinoushaving or marked by lustful desires : lascivious
holocausta sacrifice (see sacrifice
insomniaprolonged and usually abnormal inability to get enough sleep especially due to trouble falling asleep or staying asleep
palleta straw-filled tick or mattress
rakean implement equipped with projecting prongs to gather material (such as leaves) or for loosening or smoothing the surface of the ground
lucremonetary gain : profit
inamorataa woman with whom one is in love or has intimate relations