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GRE Word List

JURISPRUDENCE

science of law

The meaning of the word jurisprudence is science of law.

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WordMeaning
docileobedient; easily managed; submissive
lilliputianextremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
beliecontradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
raveoverwhelmingly favorable review; V: talk wildly as if mad; Ex. raving lunatic
pendingnot yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
harborgive protection (by giving food and shelter); provide a refuge for; hide; keep in mind (thoughts or feelings); Ex. harbor a grudge/criminal; N: place of shelter; refuge
abrogateabolish
unwittingnot knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
primordialexisting at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
institutionalizemake into an institution; put or confine in an institution