GRE Word List


binding in law or conscience

The meaning of the word obligatory is binding in law or conscience.

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hierarchya division of angels
moltto shed hair, feathers, shell, horns, or an outer layer periodically
avocationa subordinate occupation pursued in addition to one's vocation especially for enjoyment : hobby
preeminenthaving paramount rank, dignity, or importance : outstanding
hoodwinkto deceive by false appearance : dupe
fatalisma doctrine that events are fixed in advance so that human beings are powerless to change them
coddleto cook (something, such as eggs) in liquid slowly and gently just below the boiling point
appreciateto grasp the nature, worth, quality, or significance of
withdrawnremoved from immediate contact or easy approach : isolated
eulogya commendatory oration or writing especially in honor of one deceased