GRE Word List

CRITERIA

a standard on which a judgment or decision may be based

The meaning of the word criteria is a standard on which a judgment or decision may be based.

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exorbitantnot coming within the scope of the law
puddingblood sausage
viscoushaving a thick or sticky consistency : viscid
morticianundertaker
crabbedmarked by a forbidding moroseness
oatha solemn usually formal calling upon God or a god to witness to the truth of what one says or to witness that one sincerely intends to do what one says
onusburden
credulityreadiness or willingness to believe especially on slight or uncertain evidence
carpingmarked by or inclined to querulous and often perverse criticism
pariaha member of a low caste of southern India