GRE Word List


brief statement used to express a principle

The meaning of the word motto is brief statement used to express a principle.

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tantalizetease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
neologismnew or newly coined word or phrase
inquisitiveeager for knowledge; unduly curious
qualifiedlimited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
sumptuousgrand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
vexannoy; distress
depravityextreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
mysticof hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
condignadequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved