GRE Word List

HOMILY

sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic

The meaning of the word homily is sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic.

Random words

WordMeaning
delvedig; search deeply; investigate
extirpateroot up; uproot; destroy completely
soundin good condition; showing good judgment or good sense; thorough; complete; Ex. sound mind/investment/training
quagmirebog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
edifyinstruct; correct morally
colloquyinformal discussion; conversation
articulateeffective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
fetehonor at a festival; celebrate or honor with a feast; N. (outdoor) festival or feast; CF. feast
pinnacesmall boat
gentilitythose of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel