GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #3
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word inviolable is secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability.
|humid||damp; N. humidity|
|plumb||exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of|
|nautical||pertaining to ships or navigation|
|amiss||wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.|
|contempt||scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible|
|redress||remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for|
|berserk||mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited|
|facetious||joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous|
|prepossessing||attractive; CF. preoccupying ?|