GRE Word List


to enclose within or as if within walls

The meaning of the word immure is to enclose within or as if within walls.

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bowdlerizeto expurgate (something, such as a book) by omitting or modifying parts considered vulgar
eonan immeasurably or indefinitely long period of time : age
contrivancea thing contrived
bodeto indicate (something, such as a future event) by signs : presage
scapegoata goat upon whose head are symbolically placed the sins of the people after which he is sent into the wilderness in the biblical ceremony for Yom Kippur
ravinea small narrow steep-sided valley that is larger than a gully and smaller than a canyon and that is usually worn by running water
indenturea document or a section of a document that is indented
substantivehaving substance : involving matters of major or practical importance to all concerned
incumbentthe holder of an office or ecclesiastical benefice
magniloquentspeaking in or characterized by a high-flown often bombastic style or manner