GRE Word List



The meaning of the word finery is ornament.

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orgysecret ceremonial rites held in honor of an ancient Greek or Roman deity and usually characterized by ecstatic singing and dancing
sultryvery hot and humid : sweltering
foliagea representation of leaves, flowers, and branches for architectural ornamentation
marshala high official in the household of a medieval king, prince, or noble originally having charge of the cavalry but later usually in command of the military forces
discreditto refuse to accept as true or accurate : disbelieve
obstetriciana physician specializing in obstetrics
askancewith disapproval or distrust : scornfully
clefta space or opening made by or as if by splitting : fissure
regattaa rowing, speedboat, or sailing race or a series of such races
enticeto attract artfully or adroitly or by arousing hope or desire : tempt