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GRE Word List


profitable; producing wealth

The meaning of the word lucrative is profitable; producing wealth.

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bodeforeshadow; portend
unctionthe act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
parecut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
martyrone who voluntarily suffers death for his or her religion or cause; great sufferer; Ex. martyr to his rheumatism
dictumauthoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
centrifugemachine that separates substances by whirling them
amuletcharm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
tribunalcourt of justice
adulteratemake impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
reproachblame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful