GRE Word List

DEPLORE

regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition

The meaning of the word deplore is regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition.

Random words

WordMeaning
discreditdefame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
doctrineteachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
conformistperson who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
nondescriptundistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
awlpointed tool used for piercing
functionalmade for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
specksmall piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
precedentpreceding (in time, rank, etc.)
tumultcommotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
baroquehighly ornate