GRE Word List


chaplain (in the armed forces)

The meaning of the word padre is chaplain (in the armed forces).

Random words

mordantbiting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
refurbishrenovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
hordecrowd; swarm
anointconsecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
quotidiandaily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
salaciouslascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
cerebralpertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
miscreantwretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
besiegesurround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually