GRE Word List


justice according to natural law or right

The meaning of the word equity is justice according to natural law or right.

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profligatewildly extravagant
prolixityunduly prolonged or drawn out : too long
horoscopea diagram of the relative positions of planets and signs of the zodiac at a specific time (as at one's birth) for use by astrologers in inferring individual character and personality traits and in foretelling events of a person's life
sticklerone who insists on exactness or completeness in the observance of something
inhibitto prohibit from doing something
resplendentshining brilliantly : characterized by a glowing splendor
galaxymilky way galaxy
resentmenta feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury
exhilaratingcausing strong feelings of happy excitement and elation : thrilling
pacifyto allay the anger or agitation of : soothe