GRE Word List


belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivete; ADJ. credulous

The meaning of the word credulity is belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivete; ADJ. credulous.

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commiseratefeel or express pity or sympathy for
salubrioushealthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
pitfallhidden danger; concealed trap
nourishmentsomething that nourishes; food
relinquishgive up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
maritalpertaining to marriage
retainkeep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
vagarycapricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
nipsnip off; stop something's growth or development; bite; make numb with cold; Ex. nip the plan; Ex. A guard dog nipped the postman; Ex. fingers nipped by the extreme chill
recitalact of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)