GRE Word List

CULPRIT

one guilty of a crime

The meaning of the word culprit is one guilty of a crime.

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WordMeaning
quotidiandaily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
defilepollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
chroniclereport; record (in chronological order)
lotterycontest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
assayanalyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
diaphanoussheer; transparent
porousfull of pores; like a sieve
secreteconceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
chassisframework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
facetiousjoking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous