GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
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The meaning of the word disburse is pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse.
|satirical||using satire; mocking|
|gentry||people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility|
|distort||twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion|
|avuncular||of or like an uncle|
|sanctuary||place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.|
|inductive||pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general|
|bully||one who is habitually cruel to weaker people; V.|
|damn||condemn; criticize severely; condemn to everlasting punishment; doom; bring to ruin; N. damnation|
|litany||supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words|