GRE Word List

INDICT

charge; N. indictment

The meaning of the word indict is charge; N. indictment.

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WordMeaning
pedagogueteacher; CF. child leader
prohibitiveso high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
hamperobstruct; prevent the free movement of; N: ½Δ·αΗ°ΐΜ³ͺ ΐΗΊΉ ΅ξΐ» ΄γ΄Β ΉΩ±Έ΄Ο
juntagroup of persons joined in political intrigue; cabal; group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power (by force)
concoctprepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
precariousunsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
rasp(of a sound) grate on (eg. nerves); make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; rub with something rough; Ex. The cat's tongue rasped my hand.
banalhackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; cliched
purportintention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
gastronomyart and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome