GRE Word List

GENTILITY

those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel

The meaning of the word gentility is those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel.

Random words

WordMeaning
encipherencode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
mollycoddlepamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
feral(of an animal) not domestic; wild
ramificationbranching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
mauvepale purple
scrutinizeexamine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
convolutedcoiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
ineluctableirresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
importunebeg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
peripateticwalking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy