GRE Word List

HERESY

opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic

The meaning of the word heresy is opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic.

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