GRE Word List

CRYPT

secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)

The meaning of the word crypt is secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church).

Random words

WordMeaning
reveriedaydream; abstracted musing
turgidswollen; distended (as from liquid)
consanguinitykinship; relationship by birth
rigidhard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
hypocriticalpretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
equityfairness; justice; OP. inequity
coronerpublic official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
wont(the stated person's) habit or custom; habitual procedure; ADJ. wonted: customary
supercilioushaughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
urgedrive or force forward (by causing impulses); drive to take action; impel; entreat earnestly; Ex. urge horses; N: impulse that prompts action