GRE Word List


showing insight and understanding : discriminating

The meaning of the word discerning is showing insight and understanding : discriminating.

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cardinala high ecclesiastical official of the Roman Catholic Church who ranks next below the pope and is appointed by him to assist him as a member of the college of cardinals (see college
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slipshodwearing loose shoes or slippers
arcaneknown or knowable only to a few people : secret
bombardmenta late medieval cannon used to hurl large stones
pluckto pull or pick off or out
seminaryan environment in which something originates and from which it is propagated
pivotalof, relating to, or constituting a pivot
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