GRE Word List


salary; payment for an office; compensation

The meaning of the word emolument is salary; payment for an office; compensation.

Random words

disbursepay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
chastendiscipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
eulogisticpraising; full of eulogy
distraughtupset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
unwieldyawkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
supplanttake the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
pellucidtransparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
severseparate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
meritdeserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
devoidempty; lacking