GRE Word List

ENORMITY

hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous

The meaning of the word enormity is hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous.

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WordMeaning
comeuppancedeserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
pedanticbookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
accruecome to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
crusthard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
unaccountableunexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
reprimandreprove severely; rebuke; N.
diveststrip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
rationalizemake rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
delineateportray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
lecherygross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man