GRE Word List

MURKY

dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom

The meaning of the word murky is dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom.

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WordMeaning
defectiondesertion
definitivemost reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
abscissioncutting off; separation
rotund(of a person) fat and round
temerityboldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
orthographycorrect spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
verityquality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
papyrusancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
religiousof religion; (of a person) pious; having reverence for a deity
seamysordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life