GRE Word List


official (who performs a particular function)

The meaning of the word functionary is official (who performs a particular function).

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monasticrelated to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
transposereverse the order or position of
flusterconfuse; make nervous and confused; N.
dissolutiondisintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
hackleshairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
anemiacondition in which blood lacks red corpuscles; ADJ. anemic
languorlack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
flighty(esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
represshold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion