GRE Word List

MISNOMER

the misnaming of a person in a legal instrument

The meaning of the word misnomer is the misnaming of a person in a legal instrument.

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invidiousof an unpleasant or objectionable nature : obnoxious
vigilthe act of keeping awake at times when sleep is customary
titanichaving great magnitude, force, or power : colossal
exodusthe mainly narrative second book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see Bible Table
piecemealone piece at a time : gradually
translucentpermitting the passage of light:
vulgarlacking in cultivation, perception, or taste : coarse
dioramaa scenic representation in which a partly translucent painting is seen from a distance through an opening
vividvery strong : very high in chroma
murmura half-suppressed or muttered complaint : grumbling