GRE Word List

DIDACTIC

(of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism

The meaning of the word didactic is (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism.

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WordMeaning
impuissancepowerlessness; feebleness
desiccatedry up
machinationsevil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
expungecancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
embezzlementtaking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
enfranchiseadmit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
haltinghesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
solventsubstance that dissolves another; ADJ: capable of dissolving another substance
appropriateacquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
climacticrelating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic