GRE Word List


violation (of a rule or regulation); breach

The meaning of the word infraction is violation (of a rule or regulation); breach.

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fulsomedisgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
heedpay attention to; N: close attention
astronomicalenormously large or extensive
reparationcompensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
jingoistextremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
betokensignify; indicate; be a sign of
plaintiveexpressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
fancyimagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
ingenueingenue; young innocent girl
courtattempt to gain; seek; woo; risk; behave so as to invite; attempt to gain the favor of by attention; Ex. court disaster