GRE Word List

MARTINET

strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet

The meaning of the word martinet is strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet.

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renownfame; ADJ. renowned
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rustlemake slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
remonstrateprotest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
salubrioushealthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
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serenitycalmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
nocturnaldone or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
wispythin; slight; barely discernible
incongruitylack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate