GRE Word List

JUNTA

group of persons joined in political intrigue; cabal; group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power (by force)

The meaning of the word junta is group of persons joined in political intrigue; cabal; group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power (by force).

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WordMeaning
reprehensibledeserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
smoldersmoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
pummelpommel; beat or pound with fists
outmodedno longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
quiescentdormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
squeamisheasily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
anticlimaxletdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
anathemasolemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
scantymeager; insufficient
slitherslip or slide