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GRE Word List

DEMOGRAPHIC

related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population

The meaning of the word demographic is related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population.

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WordMeaning
chanttune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
delusionfalse belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
phariseePharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
shangri-laimaginary remote paradise on earth; CF. Lost Horizon
splicejoin together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
ethosunderlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
plebiscitedirect vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
inklinghint; slight indication
agendaitems of business at a meeting
careenlurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger