GRE Word List

HYPOCRITICAL

pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite

The meaning of the word hypocritical is pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite.

Random words

WordMeaning
dislodgeremove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
susceptibleimpressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
regenerationspiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
defrockstrip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
perspicuityclearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
aversionfirm dislike
contravenecontradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
cronehag; ugly old woman
outstripoutrun; surpass; outdo
evocativetending to call up (emotions, memories)