GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #3
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word dignitary is person of high rank or position.
|stodgy||dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book|
|writ||written command issued by a court (telling someone to do or not to do something)|
|vassal||in feudalism, one who held land of a superior lord; subordinate or dependent|
|expansive||(of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size|
|demure||(of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure|
|hereafter||life after death|
|lateral||of or coming from the side|
|discretion||prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary|
|deadpan||wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face|