GRE Word List


one who serves in a certain function

The meaning of the word functionary is one who serves in a certain function.

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sibyllineany of several prophetesses usually accepted as 10 in number and credited to widely separate parts of the ancient world (such as Babylonia, Egypt, Greece, and Italy)
luminousemitting or reflecting usually steady, suffused, or glowing light
apocryphalof doubtful authenticity : spurious
factitiousproduced by humans rather than by natural forces
gerontocracyrule by elders
minatoryhaving a menacing quality
gaffea social or diplomatic blunder
tactfulhaving or showing tact