GRE Word List


to cut off the head of : behead

The meaning of the word decapitate is to cut off the head of : behead.

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presumptuousoverstepping due bounds (as of propriety or courtesy) : taking liberties
pulpitan elevated platform or high reading desk used in preaching or conducting a worship service
attritionsorrow for one's sins that arises from a motive other than that of the love of God
equivocateto use equivocal language especially with intent to deceive
tempothe rate of speed of a musical piece or passage indicated by one of a series of directions (such as largo, presto, or allegro) and often by an exact metronome marking
rendezvousa place appointed for assembling or meeting
sinewyfull of sinews: such as
lethargicof, relating to, or characterized by laziness or lack of energy : feeling or affected by lethargy : sluggish
meteoricof or relating to a meteor