GRE Word List


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.

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deciduousfalling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
shadeslight difference in degree; nuance; degree of color; Ex. shades of meaning/grey
compactagreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
obduratestubborn; refusing to change one's belief
factotumhandyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
foolhardyrash; reckless; foolishly daring
disinterestedunprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
nibbeak(bill); pen point
unceremoniousnot done politely without due formalities
viperpoisonous snake