GRE Word List

OCCIDENT

the West

The meaning of the word occident is the West.

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WordMeaning
apologistone who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
punytiny; weak; insignificant
mutinousunruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
rostrumraised platform for speech-making; pulpit
avaricegreediness for wealth
beratescold strongly
cardiologistdoctor specializing in ailments of the heart
haunt(of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
sedentaryrequiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
lumbermove heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber