GRE Word List


very bad; detestable

The meaning of the word execrable is very bad; detestable.

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prattletalk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
convenecome together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
sagaciouswise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
extolpraise very highly; glorify
deflectturn aside; turn away from a straight course
disapprobationdisapproval; condemnation
devolvedeputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
vintnerwine merchant; winemaker; seller of wine
edictdecree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
ornateexcessively or elaborately decorated