GRE Word List

EDICT

decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command

The meaning of the word edict is decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command.

Random words

WordMeaning
dregssediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
tramplestep heavily with the feet; crush under the feet
discursive(of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
miscellaneousmade up of a variety of parts
dingy(of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
stiflesuppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
inclementstormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
perpetratecommit an offense; do (something wrong)
extrapolationprojection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
rabiesdisease passed on by the bite of an infected animal (causing madness and death)