GRE Word List


inclined to form factions; causing dissension

The meaning of the word factious is inclined to form factions; causing dissension.

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abolishcancel; put an end to
exceptexclude; N. exception: objection; exclusion; ADJ. exceptional: unusual; of unusually high quality
visevice; tool for holding work in place; clamping device
resigngive up (a position, right, or claim); submit (oneself) passively
ignobleunworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
incoherentunintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
dichotomydivision into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
connubialpertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
gravityseriousness; ADJ. grave