GRE Word List

DECOROUS

proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)

The meaning of the word decorous is proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance).

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WordMeaning
dearthscarcity
inerrancyinfallibility
selectivecareful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
constitutionconstituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
tactilepertaining to the organs or sense of touch
splicejoin together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
imperiousdomineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
doldrumsblues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
consequentialself-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
credencebelief