GRE Word List

CRITERIA

standards used in judging; CF. criterion

The meaning of the word criteria is standards used in judging; CF. criterion.

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WordMeaning
inimical(of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
regattaboat or yacht race
desecrateprofane; violate the sanctity of
cleftN: split
elicitdraw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
chidescold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
magniloquentboastful; pompous
dilemmasituation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
euphoriafeeling of exaggerated or unfounded(ungrounded; baseless) well-being; feeling of great happiness or well-being (when unreasonable); ADJ. euphoriaric
fanaticismexcessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic