GRE Word List

MURMUR

low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble

The meaning of the word murmur is low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble.

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WordMeaning
jurisprudencescience of law
intransigencerefusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
dilapidatedfalling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
amputatecut off part of body; prune (a limb)
tantamountequivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
impassepredicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
supplicantone who supplicates; ADJ.
disjunctionact or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
parochialnarrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
exiguoussmall in amount; minute