GRE Word List

ECLIPTIC

of or relating to the ecliptic or an eclipse

The meaning of the word ecliptic is of or relating to the ecliptic or an eclipse.

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WordMeaning
punyslight or inferior in power, size, or importance : weak
unexceptionablenot open to objection or criticism : beyond reproach : unimpeachable
ficklemarked by lack of steadfastness, constancy, or stability : given to erratic changeableness
chideto speak out in angry or displeased rebuke
hue_and_cryoutcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
ordainto invest (see invest
ingratiateto gain favor or favorable acceptance for by deliberate effort
mortifyto subject to severe and vexing embarrassment : shame
grimfierce in disposition or action : savage
self-righteousconvinced of one's own righteousness especially in contrast with the actions and beliefs of others : narrow-mindedly moralistic