GRE Word List


mental or bodily powers; teaching staff

The meaning of the word faculty is mental or bodily powers; teaching staff.

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adjurationsolemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
anestheticsubstance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
dintmeans; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
fruitionbearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
unctionthe act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
ensconcesettle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
scourgelash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
comelyattractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
queueline (of waiting people or vehicles)
repulsereject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion