GRE Word List


the holder of an office or ecclesiastical benefice

The meaning of the word incumbent is the holder of an office or ecclesiastical benefice.

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accelerateto move faster : to gain speed
imperativenot to be avoided or evaded : necessary
incorporealnot corporeal : having no material body or form
reprehensibleworthy of or deserving reprehension : culpable
lowhaving a small upward extension or elevation
gaudyostentatiously or tastelessly ornamented
solaceto give comfort to in grief or misfortune : console
desolatedevoid of inhabitants and visitors : deserted
archivesa place in which public records or historical materials (such as documents) are preserved