GRE Word List

DENOMINATION

religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic

The meaning of the word denomination is religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic.

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WordMeaning
ordinationceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
formidablemenacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
swatheswath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
quackcharlatan; impostor
finishedproperly made and complete; Ex. finished product/performance
arbiterperson with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
animadversioncritical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
cavilquibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
melancholygloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
rolling(of land) rising and falling in long gentle slopes; happening continuously by stages; Ex. rolling devolution of power to local governments