GRE Word List

IMPROPRIETY

an improper or indecorous act or remark

The meaning of the word impropriety is an improper or indecorous act or remark.

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pretensionan allegation of doubtful value : pretext
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clemencydisposition to be merciful and especially to moderate the severity of punishment due
unscathedwholly unharmed : not injured
oracularresembling an oracle (as in solemnity of delivery)
tremora trembling or shaking usually from physical weakness, emotional stress, or disease
sublimeto cause to pass directly from the solid to the vapor state and condense back to solid form
hermeticof or relating to the mystical and alchemical writings or teachings arising in the first three centuries a.d.
sturdyfirmly built or constituted : stout
lotterya drawing of lots in which prizes are distributed to the winners among persons buying a chance