GRE Word List

HISTORICAL

of, relating to, or having the character of history

The meaning of the word historical is of, relating to, or having the character of history.

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WordMeaning
fetefestival
conformistone who conforms : a person who behaves in accordance with prevailing standards or customs and typically dislikes or avoids unconventional behavior
detachedstanding by itself : separate
relican object esteemed and venerated because of association with a saint or martyr
accelerateto move faster : to gain speed
spectruma continuum of color formed when a beam of white light is dispersed (as by passage through a prism) so that its component wavelengths are arranged in order
benevolentmarked by or disposed to doing good
slacknot using due diligence, care, or dispatch : negligent
wilyfull of wiles : crafty
reconditedifficult or impossible for one of ordinary understanding or knowledge to comprehend : deep