GRE Word List


conventions; moral standards; moral customs

The meaning of the word mores is conventions; moral standards; moral customs.

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niggardlymeanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
smugself-satisfied; complacent
tundrarolling treeless plain in Siberia and arctic North America
puissantpowerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
slurpronounce indistinctly; speak indistinctly; mumble
censoriousseverely critical
faunaanimals of a period or region; CF. flora
anthropologiststudent of the history and science of humankind
militiaarmy composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
antiquemade in an earlier period and usu. valuable; N: object that was made in an earlier period and that is rare or valuable