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.

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rivetmetal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
wagebegin and continue (a war)
devoutpious; deeply religious; sincere; earnest; Ex. my devout hope
sheerpure; thin and transparent; very steep
whimsicalcapricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
dogmaticopinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
braggadocioboasting
perigeepoint of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
blotchspot; blot; CF. blot+botch
nocturnaldone or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne