GRE Word List

MONASTIC

related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns

The meaning of the word monastic is related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns.

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WordMeaning
institutioninstituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
insensatewithout feeling; lacking sense; foolish
muddleconfuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
jumblemix in a confused way
bunglemismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
insipidlacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
dissertationformal essay; treatise
labilelikely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
solsticepoint or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
authenticateprove genuine