GRE Word List

EDICT

a proclamation having the force of law

The meaning of the word edict is a proclamation having the force of law.

Random words

WordMeaning
claspa device (such as a hook) for holding objects or parts together
sanctuarya consecrated place: such as
cavaliermarked by or given to offhand and often disdainful (see disdain
purportto have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming (something implied or inferred)
clichea trite phrase or expression
recastto cast again
anodyneserving to alleviate pain
quailany of numerous small gallinaceous birds: such as
bogwet spongy ground
cumulativeincreasing by successive additions