GRE Word List

HETERODOX

(of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional

The meaning of the word heterodox is (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional.

Random words

WordMeaning
dintmeans; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
volublefluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
gadflyanimal-biting fly; irritating person
flutter(of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
expositoryexplanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
dincontinued loud noise; V: make a din; instill by wearying repetition
vicariousexperienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
bowdlerizeexpurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
mirageunreal reflection; optical illusion
oafstupid awkward person; CF. elf