GRE Word List


religious image; idol; image or representation

The meaning of the word icon is religious image; idol; image or representation.

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auguryomen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
refrainabstain from; resist; forbear; N: chorus
tepidlukewarm; slightly warm; ΉΜΑφ±ΩΗΡ; half-hearted; not eager; Ex. tepid reaction to the new film; Ex. tepid supporter
inscrutabledifficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
scrutinizeexamine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
occidentthe West
torrid(of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
stagnant(of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output