GRE Word List

FORMALITY

compliance with formal or conventional rules : ceremony

The meaning of the word formality is compliance with formal or conventional rules : ceremony.

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WordMeaning
amnesialoss of memory due usually to brain injury, shock, fatigue, repression, or illness
sphinx-likeenigmatic; mysterious
irrefutableimpossible to refute : incontrovertible
prongfork
accessiblecapable of being reached
simplisticexcessively simple or simplified : treating a problem or subject with false simplicity by omitting or ignoring complicating factors or details
discordantbeing at variance : disagreeing
filigreeornamental work especially of fine wire of gold, silver, or copper applied chiefly to gold and silver surfaces
perjurythe voluntary violation of an oath or vow either by swearing to what is untrue or by omission to do what has been promised under oath : false swearing
grimfierce in disposition or action : savage