GRE Word List


pious; deeply religious; sincere; earnest; Ex. my devout hope

The meaning of the word devout is pious; deeply religious; sincere; earnest; Ex. my devout hope.

Random words

integratemake whole; combine; make into one unit
pendingnot yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
soliloquytalking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
creedsystem of religious or ethical belief
vigoractive strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
impassepredicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
spawnlay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
apocalypticprophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
monochromatichaving only one color
imperiallike an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism