GRE Word List

DECREE

an order usually having the force of law

The meaning of the word decree is an order usually having the force of law.

Random words

WordMeaning
loathunwilling to do something contrary to one's ways of thinking : reluctant
fugitiverunning away or intending flight
adverseacting against or in a contrary direction : hostile
dilemmaa usually undesirable or unpleasant choice
careento put (a ship or boat) on a beach especially in order to clean, caulk, or repair the hull
interrogateto question formally and systematically
conclusiveof, relating to, or being a conclusion
mergerthe absorption of an estate, a contract, or an interest in another, of a minor offense in a greater, or of a cause of action into a judgment
infernalof or relating to a nether world of the dead
floridvery flowery in style : ornate