GRE Word List

OATH

solemn promise; blasphemous use of sacred words to express strong feelings; swear-word; Ex. ``For Christ's sake''

The meaning of the word oath is solemn promise; blasphemous use of sacred words to express strong feelings; swear-word; Ex. ``For Christ's sake''.

Random words

WordMeaning
heedlessnot noticing; disregarding
avalanchegreat mass of falling snow and ice
obtuseblunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
betokensignify; indicate; be a sign of
jestplayful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
incredulitytendency to disbelief
conformistperson who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
dingy(of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
unanimitycomplete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
tractpropaganda pamphlet (esp. by a religious or political group); expanse of land; region of indefinite size; system of related organs; Ex. digestive tract