GRE Word List



The meaning of the word impious is irreverent.

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axiomself-evident truth requiring no proof
hewcut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
cardinalchief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
supplicantone who supplicates; ADJ.
phariseePharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
funerealsad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
cumulativegrowing by addition; accumulative
pungentstinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
lucremoney; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
insurmountableoverwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable