GRE Word List

ORTHOGRAPHY

the art of writing words with the proper letters according to standard usage

The meaning of the word orthography is the art of writing words with the proper letters according to standard usage.

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WordMeaning
prelatean ecclesiastic (such as a bishop or abbot) of superior rank
standstilla state characterized by absence of motion or of progress : stop
vortexsomething that resembles a whirlpool
fulsomecharacterized by abundance : copious
euphoriaa feeling of well-being or elation
visagethe face, countenance, or appearance of a person or sometimes an animal
douseto plunge into water
foolhardyfoolishly adventurous and bold : rash
forteone's strong point
garrulousgiven to prosy, rambling, or tedious loquacity : pointlessly or annoyingly talkative